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Applications of Political Risk Assessment (1): American Corporations

  • Frederick Stapenhurst
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

Formal political risk assessment is a more frequent corporate function in US MNCs than elsewhere. Tables 5.1 and 5.2 show that, by 1987, nine of America’s top 25 industrial corporations and fourteen of the top 25 banks had institutionalized the political risk assessment function. This chapter reviews the role and organization of these American political risk assessment units.

Keywords

Political Risk Country Risk International Bank American Corporation American Bank 
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Copyright information

© Frederick Stapenhurst 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick Stapenhurst
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  1. 1.Canadian International Development AgencyOttawaCanada

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