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Method Factors in Democracy Indicators

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ELFF, Martin, Sebastian ZIAJA, 2018. Method Factors in Democracy Indicators. In: Politics and Governance. 6(1), pp. 92-104. eISSN 2183-2463. Available under: doi: 10.17645/pag.v6i1.1235

@article{Elff2018-03-19Metho-45258, title={Method Factors in Democracy Indicators}, year={2018}, doi={10.17645/pag.v6i1.1235}, number={1}, volume={6}, journal={Politics and Governance}, pages={92--104}, author={Elff, Martin and Ziaja, Sebastian} }

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