ZEW Discussion Paper

Measuring Democracy

This short article contributes to the Elgar Encyclopedia of Public Choice by summarizing the literature on the measurement of democracy. I proceed in two step. In the first part, I describe the classical approach for producing a measure of democracy and sketch an alternative approach. The second part provides an overview about existing democracy index.

Krieger, Tommy (2022), Measuring Democracy, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 22-063, Mannheim.

Autoren/-innen Tommy Krieger