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 four versions of this dataset, all of which are limited to enrolled students, faculty and instructors at Duke University. Redistribution outside of Duke University is strictly prohibited.

ICRG (updated through August, 2016) -Most Recent Data

The following update contains the annual Researchers Dataset for Table 3B and three monthly datasets (3B, 4B, and 5B), with data beginning January, 1984. Excel files in ZIP archives.


PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF ICRG DATA

ICRG (updated July 9, 2015)

The following update contains the annual Researchers Dataset for Table 3B and three monthly datasets (3B, 4B, and 5B).

ICRG (updated November 14, 2014)

The following update contains two monthly datasets, the Financial Risks datset and the Economic Risks dataset through October 2014.

ICRG (updated November 1, 2013)

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

ICRG Monthly Data (Table 3B- Political Risks by Component)

    • Coverage encompasses 146 countries between January 1984 and August 2012
    • Codebook
    • Data

ICRG Annual Data (Table 3B- Political Risks by Component)

    • Coverage encompasses 146 countries between 1984 and 2011
    • Codebook
    • Data (Excel format)