It provides an in–depth coverage of information sources and country risk service providers, and explains techniques for assessing and forecasting country financial crises. It includes a comprehensive review of all existing methods including the techniques of the cutting–edge market–based approaches such as:
The book concludes with a management tool kit based on practical examples, all of which will be of interest to managers and analysts in investment banks and in corporate institutions involved in international investment, as well as to students of international finance and business.
Foreword by Campbell R. Harvey
2 An Overview of Country Risk .
3 The Economic and Financial Foundations of Country Risk Assessment .
4 Country Risk Assessment Methodologies: The Qualitative, Structural Approach to Country Risk.
5 Assessment Methodologies: Ratings.
6 Econometric and Mathematical Methods.
7 Risk Models.
8 International Portfolio Investment Analysis.
9 Financial Crises in Emerging Market Countries: An Historical Perspective.
10 Country Risk and Risk Mitigation Instruments.
11 Country Risk Assessment: A Matter of Information and Intelligence Gathering.