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Democracy and Corruption: A Global Time-Series Analysis with V-Dem Data
Theory predicts democracy should reduce corruption. Yet, numerous scholars have found empirically that corruption decreases at high levels of democracy but actually increases at low levels. A key weaknesses of studies ...
V-Dem Comparisons and Contrasts with Other Measurement Projects
For policymakers, activists, academics, and citizens around the world the conceptualization and measurement of democracy matters. The needs of democracy promoters and social scientists are convergent. We all need better ...