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Political instability is defined as the process whereby the political life or atmosphere of a country or nation suddenly changes or fails. When the political situation of a state or region is not certain because it has a high possibility of changing or getting disturbed, then we say there is political instability in that state or region.


contemporaneous political instability, this econometric method allows for the calculation of the causal effect of political instability on growth independent of the feedback effect of growth on political instability. 4 The periods are: 1960–64, 1965–69, 1970–74, 1975–79, 1980–84, 1985–89, 1990–94, 1995–99, and 2000–04.


Political instability is an enormous threat to the success of companies operating in the global supply chain arena. Organizations with global sourcing needs must understand the potential negative impact political instability can have on productivity, quality, and relationships and create strategies to mitigate risk.


Political instability's significance is time consistent in cross-sectional regressions back to the 1960's, the period when the key data becomes available, robust in both country fixed-effects and instrumental variable regressions, and consistent across multiple measures of instability and of financial development.


That is a funny question to me. Africa is many countries…54 depending on how yo count them. There is no one country that causes “instability “ in Africa any more than one country can cause instability in Europe. Yes, there are many, what I would t...


The countries of Sub-Saharan Africa have experienced both poor economic performance and substantial political instability since their independence. There have been numerous studies investigating the possible relationship between political instability and economic growth. The common approach to investigating this relationship is to measure the effect of economic growth on the probability of ...


Political instability can be caused by many factors, including conflict between rival parties, insufficient resources and the proximity to other nations in conflict. Political instability occurs when there is a sudden change.


This paper investigates the relationship between political instability and per capita GDP growth in a sample of 113 countries for the period 1950-1982. We define “political instability” as the propensity of a government collapse, and we estimate a model in which political instability and economic growth are jointly determined.


This article discusses the reasons why businesses like political stability and macro environmental stability and hate uncertainty. The key theme in this article is that capital is country and region blind and migrates and flows to wherever it is welcome. The article cites the contrasting examples of China and India to highlight the need for political stability for businesses.


IMPACT OF POLITICAL INSTABILITY. There is a clear indication that politics in Nigeria has been the opposite of what it is in the developed countries, African politicians and Nigeria in particular are still backward in terms of their values, such as unfulfilled promises, political corruption, greed, violence, tribalism and intimidation. ...