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This scales book is a classic in psychometrics. It is instrumental for survey researchers in the fields of advertising, marketing, consumer psychology, and other related fields that rely largely on attitudinal measures. My copy has gotten me through years of field research by helping provide testable, reliable scales.
Angeline Close Scheinbaum, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin

Trust in Regulation

Six, seven-point Likert-type items are used in this scale to measure the degree to which a person believes that government agencies and officials are benevolent and honest with respect to the way a specified activity is regulated. Grayson, Johnson, and Chen (2008) referred to this measure as system trust-government.