Ranking Countries by Political Stability. Political instability is the propensity of a government to collapse either because of conflicts or rampant competition between various political parties. Since economic growth and political stability are deeply intertwined it would be instructive to note that an unstable political environment may reduce investments and consequently the pace of economic growth and development. In this, connection, 1) -Which of the following countries is not among the top 20 in the world in political stability? 1) Canada 2)New Zealand 3) Singapore and 4) USA 2) -Which of the following African countries ranks the highest in political stability? 1)- Botswana 2) Mauritius 3) Nigeria and 4) South Africa ANSWERS 1) -The USA would be expected to be among the top 20 countries in the world, given its commitment to democracy, liberty and economic freedom, however, because of frequent possibilities of government shutdown due to partisan politics in the legislature and other areas, the nation ranks at a distant number 77 in the world in political stability. 2) - Botswana at no 17 in the world is the top ranked African country in Political stability. South Africa and Nigeria with signs of desperate politics rank at Number 108 and 182 respectively.
Posted: Apr 11th, 2018 @ 03:01:30 AM