Siddiqui, Danish Ahmed and Ahmed, Qazi Masood (2009): Institutionalized Social Technologies Index: A Global Perspective.
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This paper presents an index of institutionalized social technologies covering its two main dimensions namely Risk reducing technologies and Anti Rent seeking technologies and in turn covers several social, institutional, political and economic aspects. Specifically it attempted to classify and measure various types of institutions based on a theoretical framework, these institutional indicators are then aggregated to measure cross country institutional qualities of 141 countries. We also test provide a comparison with other major indices.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Institutionalized Social Technologies Index: A Global Perspective|
|Keywords:||institutions; social technologies; social capital; index; weighting; world; aggregation; principal component; rent seeking; risk; corruption; property rights; index; normalization|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D23 - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C43 - Index Numbers and Aggregation
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O43 - Institutions and Growth
D - Microeconomics > D0 - General > D02 - Institutions: Design, Formation, and Operations
P - Economic Systems > P4 - Other Economic Systems > P48 - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
D - Microeconomics > D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making > D72 - Political Processes: Rent-Seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P26 - Political Economy; Property Rights
|Depositing User:||Danish siddiqui|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jan 2010 08:26|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 01:08|
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