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Rise of populism reshapes global risks

They include substituting conviction for facts and threats to independent institutions meant to safeguard democracy's integrity.

For developing nations, especially those in Africa, populism's rise in the Western world may ultimately be beneficial, despite negative short-term impacts.


FOR decades, political risk has been synonymous with developing countries and emerging markets in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The rise of populism in the Western world redefines the notion of political risk and teaches that risk has no permanent address.

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