Political Risk Factors [Reading List]



McKellar, R. (2010) A short guide to political risk. Gower. Great introduction to political risk including its key factors.

Online Sources

Adam Carr

Psephos Adam Carr’s Election Archive

Amnesty International


BBC News

BBC News Country Profiles

Center for Global Policy

Global Report 2014: Conflict, Governance and State Fragility


CIA World Factbook

Freedom House

Freedom in the World 2015
Freedom in the World [Interactive World Map and Excel Tables to download]

Global Integrity

The Global Integrity Report 2013

Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research

Conflict Barometer

Human Rights Watch

World Report 2015

Human Security Centre

Human Security Report 2013

International Crisis Group

Monthly CrisisWatch Bulletin
CrisisWatch database


PARLINE database on national parliaments


PR homepage

Reporters Without Borders

Press Freedom Index 2015


Rulers.org homepage


Measuring Peace from 2015: An Indicator Framework at Work

US Department of State

A-Z List of Country and Other Area Pages
Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets
International Religious Freedom Report for 2012

Uppsala universitet

Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP): Overview of UCDP Data

Visions of Humanity

Global Peace Index 2015 – Measuring Peace, Its Causes and Its Economic Value

World Bank

Worldwide Governance Indicators

Political Risk Factors

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