Business, Governments and Political Risk in South Asia and Latin America since 1970

Geoffrey Jones and Rachael Comunale show how perceptions of political risk by business leaders in emerging markets has differed between regions. For Latin Americans, macroeconomic and policy turbulence were the biggest sources of risk. For South Asians, excessive bureaucracy was the biggest source of risk. The study is based on a unique Harvard Business School oral history database.

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