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The Opportunities and Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs: The case for Zambia

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Following a recent, well attended, visit to the Legatum Institute last year, the Vice-President of the Republic of Zambia, Her Honour Mrs Inonge Wina returned to explain how her country is trying to make the business environment there more attractive for women to set up as entrepreneurs.

Hear what she had to say (here)


Press Release

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Thursday, 5 November 2015

LONDON—Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

Events

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Her Honour, Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

Events

From Rags to World’s Richest: The Ambani Story

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Sam Wilkin, a senior advisor to Oxford Economics, analysed how Indian entrepreneur Dhirubhai Ambani completed one of the most unlikely "rags to riches" stories of modern times, and what lessons his experience holds for entrepreneurs in India today.

Commentary

The Prosperity Problem

Sunday, 5 July 2015

In a special report for Newsweek, the Legatum Institute's Prosperity Index reveals which countries fared best—and worst—following 'The Great Recession' of 2008.


Commentary

Unlocking the Potential of Female Entrepreneurship in Africa

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Barriers need to be removed so more African women have tools to become entrepreneurs, write the Legatum Institute's Nathan Gamester and Anthony Demetriou (The Guardian)

Commentary

The Importance of Entrepreneurship, Opportunity, and Governance for Latin America

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Joana Alfaiate, Research Analyst at the Legatum Institute, is the author of a new research paper that looks at entrepreneurship and opportunity in Latin America, based on trends outlined in the Legatum Prosperity Index™ over the past five years.

Commentary

Empowering Women in Poor Countries is the Solution to Western Economic Woes

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

It is time for a sexual revolution in both the economics profession and in the global economy, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

Events

Workshop on the Usage of Data for Driving Social Entrepreneurship

Thursday, 19 February 2015

The Legatum Institute was proud to host the first in a series of workshops organised as part of the EU FP7 Web-COSI project. The Web-COSI project, part of the Europe2020 strategy, analysed how data can be used to drive social entrepreneurship.

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Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

In the final 2014 lecture in the History of Capitalism series, the Legatum Institute hosted Nicholas Crafts, Professor of Economics and Economic History and the Director of the ESRC Research Centre on Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick, who explored the question of why Britain was the first country in the world to experience the transition to an industrialised economy.

News

What Drives Prosperity in Africa?

Friday, 7 November 2014

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a vibrant panel discussion on the theme of female entrepreneurship and African prosperity, at the 2014 African Leadership Network conference in Kigali.

Events

The Case of Estonia: Keynote Address with President Ilves of Estonia

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Estonian President Toomas Ilves delivered a keynote address on 'The Role of ICT in Promoting Entrepreneurship and Innovation' at the Legatum Institute.

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What Makes Entrepreneurship Thrive?

Monday, 25 November 2013

A livestreamed discussion to launch the first of the Legatum Institute’s Global Fellow papers, beginning on the series with a paper on entrepreneurship in the developing world.

Events

Launch of the 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index: Global Prosperity Rising While US and UK Economies Decline

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Norway leads the world for the fifth year in a row as the Legatum Institute launches its 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™, a unique and robust annual assessment of global wealth and wellbeing, which benchmarks 142 countries around the world in eight distinct categories.

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Prosperity On The Edge: A Century of Chanel

Thursday, 17 October 2013

As part of the Legatum Institute's latest Salon Series 'Prosperity on the Edge: 1913-14 The Last Year of Peace', Justine Picardie, Editor-in-chief at 'Harper's Bazaar UK', discussed how designer Coco Chanel's entrepreneurial rise to fame in 1913 created an explosive impact that continues to reverberate today.

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Weimar in Los Angeles: Innovation and Opportunity in a New Cultural Frontier

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Twenty participants joined an intensive, multi-disciplinary three-day workshop exploring themes of innovation and entrepreneurship through a historic lens and exchanged ideas with peers, expert scholars and practitioners. The forum is a joint-initiative between the Legatum Institute and USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study at the USC Libraries.

News

Cash Flow Credit Can Help Entrepreneurs In Transitioning Economies

Friday, 19 April 2013

Columbia Professor Jan Švejnar presents new research on loan performance in Eastern Europe and urges policy makers never to underestimate the entrepreneurial potential in developing countries.

Events

Two Major Challenges to Entrepreneurship in France

Monday, 2 April 2012

There are two major stumbling blocks for entrepreneurs in France: payroll taxes and the egalitarian culture.

Events

Philip E. Auerswald and The Coming Prosperity

Friday, 9 March 2012

How Entrepreneurs are Transforming the Global Economy