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Country Risk Assessment: A Guide to Global Investment Strategy

Country Risk Assessment: A Guide to Global Investment Strategy

Michel Henry Bouchet, Ephraim Clark, Bertrand Groslambert

ISBN: 978-0-470-86818-8

Oct 2003

286 pages

$112.99

Description

One of the few books on the subject, Country Risk Assessment combines the theoretical and practical tools for managing international country risk exposure.

- Offers a comprehensive discussion of the specific mechanisms that apply to country risk assessment.
- Discusses various techniques associated with global investment strategy.
- Presents and analyses the various sources of country risk.
- Provides an in depth coverage of information sources and country risk service providers.
- Gives techniques for forecasting country financial crises.
- Includes practical examples and case studies.
- Provides a comprehensive review of all existing methods including the techniques on the cutting-edge Market Based Approaches such as KMV, CreditMetrics, CountryMetrics and CreditRisk+.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Foreword by Campbell R. Harvey

1 Introduction.

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.

Glossary.

Index