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Table 2 The quality of institutions—Balkans countries

From: An application of growth diagnostics on the growth of firms: with evidence from Kosovo firms

  Percentile rank (0–100)
  Year Alb Cro Kos FYROM Mntg Srb Rank
Voice and accountability 2007 51.44 61.54 36.54 55.29 55.77 56.73  
2012 50.24 63.51 42.18 49.76 56.4 55.92 6
Political stability and absence of violence/terrorism 2007 37.98 67.31   30.29 48.08 25.48  
2012 39.81 64.45 15.17 33.18 63.98 38.86 6
Government effectiveness 2007 42.23 68.93 48.06 49.51 50.49 47.09  
2012 44.98 72.25 41.63 51.67 59.81 50.72 6
Regulatory quality 2007 55.83 65.53 54.85 56.8 50.49 40.78  
2012 56.46 66.51 52.63 61.24 53.11 50.72 5
Rule of law 2007 27.75 55.02 24.4 39.71 49.28 37.32  
2012 35.07 59.72 35.55 47.87 55.45 44.08 5
Control of corruption 2007 29.61 59.22 23.79 44.66 48.54 45.63  
2012 26.79 57.42 30.14 59.33 55.02 48.33 5
  1. Source: Kaufmann, Kraay, and Mastruzzi. The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues. These indicators are available at: www.govindicators.org
  2. Note: The indicators are a research dataset summarising the views of the quality of governance provided by a large number of enterprise, citizen and expert survey respondents in industrial and developing countries. This data are gathered by a number of survey institutes, think tanks, non-governmental organisations, international organisations and private sectors firms. The WGI do not necessarily reflect the WB views