North Africa Violence: Causes And Consequences

January 2011
Emerging Markets Monitor;1/17/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 39, p19
Country Report
The article presents a Business Monitor International (BMI) forecast for North Africa in 2011, with particular focus on the causes and effects of the emergence of political risk across the country on its economic condition. The emergence of political risk in the region has caused a strong sense among marginalised people of inequality, government repression and economic stagnation. It also describes the effect of the political risk on food price inflation in Algeria and the dramatic act of political protest in Tunisia.


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