Country Risk Analysis
Full course descriptionThis skills training aims to give students insight into the process of country risk rating. Risk rating is becoming more important, in particular because of Basel II and Basel III. Students work in teams and construct risk ratings for one pair of countries. Two lectures from country risk analysts that work in the banking/insurance sector, will help students to think about how to measure country risk. Students will discover tips and tricks in the construction of these ratings.
Course objectiveslearn to understand how risk ratings are constructed and being used
learn how to analyse the economic and political developments of a country
Prerequisitesa “pass” for the first-year economics course(s). The skills training is open to all students.
an advanced level of English
Recommended readingNo specific literature
3 Jan 2022
28 Jan 2022
- L.A.S. van Efferink
Teaching methods:Assignment(s), Lecture(s), Presentation(s), Work in subgroups
Assessment methods:Attendance, Final paper