Knack, Stephen and Kugler, Mark and Manning, Nick (2002): Second generation governance indicators. Published in: International Review of Administrative Sciences , Vol. 69, No. 3 (2003): pp. 345-364.
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This paper summarizes progress made in a DfID-funded World Bank initiative to test and develop policy-relevant, politically acceptable, quantitative indicators of governance. There are two major components involved in the process of generating indicators that are practical means of reform. Political acceptability is key in developing neutral quantitative benchmarks of good governance that can be embraced by reformers. In addition to political acceptability, measuring governance must be comprehensive and institutionally specific so that reformers know which institutions to reform and how to do so. This paper explores some of the most promising second generation indicators of good governance and elaborates on how they are being used in World Bank operations.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Second generation governance indicators|
|Keywords:||governance, institutions, development|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O43 - Institutions and Growth
P - Economic Systems > P4 - Other Economic Systems > P48 - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies
|Depositing User:||Stephen Knack|
|Date Deposited:||15. Sep 2010 17:01|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 10:20|
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