The Baltic Region

2010 Issue №2(4)

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Russia’s political risk for the foreign investors: A special emphasis on Kaliningrad

DOI
10.5922/2079-8555-2010-2-7
Pages
62-68

Abstract

The main goal of this article is to analyse the political risk of Russia with a special emphasis on Kaliningrad. In this study, political risks are assessed using the normative model of macro political risk assessment developed by Alon and Martin in 1998. In this model, political risks are divided into government-, society- and economy-related variables.

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