Metagora: An Experiment in the Measurement of Democratic Governance

  • Jan Robert Suesser
  • R. Suarez de Miguel


Indigenous People United Nations Development Programme Governance Indicator Democratic Governance Contact Address 
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  • Jan Robert Suesser
  • R. Suarez de Miguel

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