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Measures of State Capacity: Same Same, but Different?


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Title: Measures of State Capacity: Same Same, but Different?
Authors: Vaccaro, Andrea
Issue Date: Sep-2020
Publication type: article, other scientific
Organization: The QoG institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2020:9
Abstract: This study provides a systematic comparative analysis of seven established cross-national measures of state capacity by focusing on three measurement issues: validity, interchangeability, and rating discrepancy. The author finds that the association and convergent validity of the measures is high, but the interchangeability of the measures is low. Through the weak external validity of three repli-cated longitudinal studies the author demonstrates that statistical differences in measu... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
Related work: https://www.gu.se/sites/default/files/2020-09/2020_9_Vaccaro_0.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/66543
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