- The red line measures deviations from predicted
values, which are represented by the blue line. Ignore
the gap between the red and blue lines and concentrate on
how closely the red line centers toward 0. The closer to
0, the less the deviation of a country's observed score
on Rule of Law from its predicted score.
- Among these countries, Bhutan (discussed in the
Introduction to Party Systems and Country
Governance) is the most striking. Its predicted score
(-0.72) was rather low, but it deviated 1.21 points above
its prediction to produce an observed score of 0.49.
- India and Nepal also performed much better than
predicted, while Iran fell far short of its predicted
The PDF country pages display the observed Rule of Law
Scores, predicted scores, and residuals (deviations from
the predictions). Each page reports country size, wealth,
and party data. Download a
212 page PDF that serves for all countries.