International Country Risk Guide Researchers Dataset (ICRG)

The ICRG Researchers Dataset is a subset of the larger International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) Dataset focusing on political risk and its components. Indices contained in this dataset include:

  • government stability

  • socioeconomic conditions

  • investment profile

  • internal conflict

  • external conflict

  • corruption

  • military in politics

  • religion in politics

  • law and order

  • ethnic tensions

  • democratic accountability

  • bureaucratic quality

Duke University Libraries has licensed two versions of this dataset, both of which are limited to enrolled students, faculty and instructors at Duke University.

ICRG (updated November 14, 2013)

The following update contains two monthly datasets, the Financial Risks datset and the Economic Risks dataset.

Economic Risks (Table 5B)

Financial Risks (Table 4B)

ICRG (updated November 1, 2013)

The following update contains two monthly datasets, the Financial Risks datset and the Economic Risks dataset.

Economic Risks (Table 5B)

Financial Risks (Table 4B)

ICRG Annual Data

  • Coverage encompasses 146 countries between 1984 and August 2012

  • Codebook

  • Data

ICRG Monthly Data

  • Coverage encompasses 146 countries between January 1984 and August 2012

  • Codebook

  • Data