Concepts and Measurement 

Presenter: Robert Kubinec, Assistant Professor of Political Science at New York University Abu Dhabi.


Recommended Readings:

Flake, J. K., & Fried, E. I. (2020). Measurement schmeasurement: Questionable measurement practices and how to avoid them. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 3(4), 456-465.  

Gerring, J. (2012). Mere description. British Journal of Political Science, 42(4), 721-746. 

Knutsen, C. H., Marquardt, K. L., Seim, B., Coppedge, M., Medzihorsky, J., Edgell, A. B., ... & Lindberg, S. I. (2023). Conceptual and Measurement Issues in Assessing Democratic Backsliding. V-Dem Working Paper, 140

Little, A., & Meng, A. (2023). Subjective and objective measurement of democratic backsliding. Available at SSRN 4327307