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4.Companies that rate country risk ____.a.produce country risk ratings that are positively correlated with each otherb.produce country risk ratings that are negatively correlated with each otherc.produce country risk ratings that are uncorrelated with each otherd.seldom provide assessments of micro riskse.use Morgan Stanley Dean Witter’s rating system to produce their ratings5.Examples of macro country risks include each of the following except ____.6.Political risk includes each of the following except ____.7.Political risk is greatest ____.8.Blocked funds are a drain on project value when ____.a.a project suffers early lossesb.they are blocked in the host economyc.they are generated by real assetsd.they cannot be immediately repatriated to the parent corporatione.they cannot earn their required return in the host country9.Intellectual property rights include each of the following except ____.
10.Macroeconomic factors that affect country risk assessments include each of the following except ____.11. Qualitative factors that affect country risk assessments include each of the following except ____.12.The text describes each of the following strategies for managing country risk except ____.a.disclose material risks in the firm’s financial statementsb.negotiate the environment with the host country.c.obtain political risk insurance.d.plan for disaster recovery.e.structure operations to minimize the MNC’s risk exposure and maximize return.