• 2007
  • To propose a structural equation econometric model that accounts for the interdependence among latent dimensions and other observed endogenous factors and includes causal exogenous variables affecting the latent dimensions and their indicators
  • capabilities
  • secondary data
  • macro
  • Human Development Data; World Development Indicators; Worldwide Governance Research Indicators; Risk Assessment Indicators
  • Middle income countries; low income countries
  • Latent endogenous variables: (i) Knowledge; (ii) Health; (iii) Political Freedom.
    Achievement indicators for each dimension:
    (i) Adult literacy rate; gross enrollment ratio;
    (ii) Life expectancy at birth; infant mortality rate; under-five mortality ra
  • Latent variables; Item response; Simultaneous equations