New Political And Economic Ratings Explained

June 2007
Latin America Monitor: Caribbean Monitor;Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p8
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The article offers information on the political and economic ratings released by the "Business Monitor International." According to the author, they have revised their methodology of evaluating risks. Some factors considered for the long-term political rating (LTPR) are policy continuity and the ability of the government to act as sovereign. Components of short-term economic ratings include real growth domestic product (GDP) growth and unemployment rate.


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