Politial Risk, Economic Risk and Financial Risk


Table 5: Primary Components of Country Ratings
Index Provider (See Endnotes)
FactorsBoABERICRISEIUINSTINVMOODYPRSICRGPRSCOPLS&P
Current Account/Balance of PaymentsXXXXXXXX
DebtXXXXXXXX
DeficitXXXXXXX
Economic Structure and Growth
(export concentration, reliance on imports)XXXXXXX
Foreign exchange/Currency convertibilityXXXXXX
GDPPC/GDPXXXXXX
LiquidityXXX
Parallel MarketXXX
ReservesXXXXX
Savings RateXXXX
InflationXXX
Access to capital marketsXXXX
Factionalization
(political, ethnic, religious, ideological, linguistic)XXXXXXX
Social conditions/Conflict/History
Attitudes/ExpectationsXXXXXXX
Coercive regime/LegitimacyXX
Bureaucratic/Technocratic competence
Corruption/Policy flexibilityXXXXXX
Criminal/Military insurgencyXXXXX
International commitment/integrationXXXXXX
Legal frameworkXXX
NationalizationXXXX
Policy environmentXXXXXXXX
Regional politicsXXXX
Infrastructure and local service managementXXX
Labor costs/productivityXXXX


Last Updated: May 30, 1996

Analyst/Contact: Campbell R. Harvey

E-Mail Address: charvey@mail.duke.edu