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Strategies of Validation: Assessing the Varieties of Democracy Corruption Data
Social scientists face the challenge of determining whether their data are valid, yet they lack prac- tical guidance about how to do so. Existing publications on data validation provide mostly abstract information for ...
Measuring Electoral Democracy with V-Dem Data: Introducing a New Polyarchy Index
This paper presents a new measure of electoral democracy, or "polyarchy", for a global sample of 173 countries from 1900 to the present based on the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) data, enabling us to address several ...