How democratic is the UK?

While writing and thinking about Labour Party governance, I asked myself the question how does one measure democraciness? My reading for that article pointed me at two data sets that allow one to answer this question for Nation States. These are the Polity IV index and the Economist Information Unit’s Democracy Index. The key white paper for Polity IV is, CONCEPTUALIZING AND MEASURING DEMOCRACY Evaluating Alternative Indices, by MUNCK & VERKUILEN, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2002 and the Economist defines its methodology in this paper, The Economist Intelligence Unit’s index of democracy by Laza…

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Brit, Londoner, innovator, economist, Labour, privacy, cybersecurity, traveller, father, - mainly writing about UK politics, https://linktr.ee/davelevy

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Dave Levy

Brit, Londoner, innovator, economist, Labour, privacy, cybersecurity, traveller, father, - mainly writing about UK politics, https://linktr.ee/davelevy