Euromoney Country Risk Q3 2012 results: Methodology

Jeremy Weltman
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Euromoney Country Risk evaluates the investment risk of 186 countries across 15 criteria (or factors) to determine the risks of default on a bond, losing direct investment or to global business relations, by polling more than 400 international economists and other risk experts. The qualitative scores are averaged and combined with three basic quantitative values to give an overall ECR score on a 100-point scale, where 100 is the safest and 0 the riskiest.

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