This website provides information regarding a new American Political Science Association project to assess the current state of governmental indicators, under the direction of APSA President (2009-2010) Henry Brady.

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APSA-Berkeley Conference

On Oct. 30-31, 2009, experts from around the world gathered at the Goldman School of Public Policy to assess the current state of democracy audits and governmental indicators and to develop an agenda for constructing better indicators.

Indicators Projects

The following Indicators projects, articles, and datasets were identified and categorized by the creators of this webpage. Our apologies to the experts who created these products for any classification errors or for any omissions.


Please click on the following links (also available in the side bar on the left) for a general list of articles, memos, and reports about indicators and measurement on the following topics: