Comparative Analysis of Methodological and Institutional Challenges in Constructing Legislative Transparency Indexes
Written on September, 2023
The creation and application of Legislative Transparency Indexes present a myriad of challenges and considerations, particularly in diverse political and cultural settings. These indexes serve as important tools for evaluating the openness, accountability, and citizen participation in legislative bodies. However, gathering reliable data for these indexes is a monumental task that faces numerous obstacles. This essay aims to delineate the methodological and institutional challenges that are encountered in the data collection process for these indexes, with special focus on the multi-dimensional nature of the endeavour.