This paper reports on the latest update of the worldwide governance indicators ( wgi) research project, covering 212 countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance between 1996 and 2007: voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence/terrorism, government effectiveness,. Governance matters vii : aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996- 2007, policy research working paper series 4654, the world bank kaufmann, daniel & montoriol-garriga, judit & recanatini, francesca, 2008 how does bribery affect public service delivery micro-evidence from service users and public.
Kaufmann, daniel and kraay, aart and mastruzzi, massimo, governance matters vii: aggregate and individual governance indicators, 1996-2007 (june 24, 2008) world bank policy research working paper no 4654 available at ssrn: https ://ssrncom/abstract=1148386 or.
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