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Political Risk Map 2014


Marsh and Maplecroft held a one-hour webcast on December 12, 2013, to provide their views on managing existing and emerging political risk. During the webcast, Marsh and Maplecroft also previewed their co-branded Political Risk Map 2014 and introduced Maplecroft’s Political Risk Atlas.

The webcast highlighted key trends in emerging political risks for 2014 and beyond and:

  • Introduced the Political Risk Atlas 2014 and explained the data used to create the map.
  • Summarized the key findings from the 2014 atlas, including global and regional trends for societally forced regime-change risk.
  • Identified key drivers of risk trends and forecast risk and opportunity hotspots using data from the previous six years.

Marsh and Maplecroft have again collaborated to design the Marsh Maplecroft Political Risk Map 2014. Designed as a visual tool for investors and traders in emerging markets, the map draws upon data from Maplecroft’s Political Risk Atlas, which, in its sixth year, provides a comprehensive appraisal of political risks across 197 countries. The atlas divides political risks into two categories:

  • Dynamic risks, which can change rapidly over a relatively short period, including regime stability, the rule of law, corruption, conflict and terrorism, expropriation, the business environment, and the macroeconomic context.
  • Structural risks, which evolve over time and are often ingrained features of a society, including human rights violations, societal well being and living standards, resource security, and quality of infrastructure.

To request a hard copy of the Marsh Maplecroft Political Risk Map 2014 or to discuss your organization’s political risk exposures, please contact local Marsh representative.