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Market-friendly or Simply Business-friendly? It Depends on How India Pushes for Real Reforms

Saturday, 18 June 2016

In an article for the Economic Times of India, the Legatum Institute's Shanker Singham explains why simply being 'business-friendly' is not enough to lift the country's people out of poverty. For true reform, government policies must also be 'market-friendly'.

Publications

Anti-Competitive Market Distortions and Their Impact: A Case Study of India

Monday, 23 May 2016

The Legatum Institute's 'Economics of Prosperity' programme is pleased to launch a new study of the Indian economy focusing on market distortions that exist inside the border, as well as more conventional trade barriers and lack of property rights protection.

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

Asia’s Big Democracies Are Drowning in Campaign Cash

Monday, 27 April 2015

Democracy celebrated a high point last year when a combined 700 million people in India and Indonesia cast their votes in national elections. Now, as the two countries' new leaders approach the end of their first year in office, many are asking what has come of their anti-corruption promises.


Publications

India 2015: Towards Economic Transformation

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Rajiv Kumar of the Pahle India Foundation is the author of a new Transitions Forum paper which examines whether India's developing democracy can achieve rapid economic reform.

Events

India 2015: Towards Economic Transformation

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Hosted at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC, Rajiv Kumar, Indian economist and former government adviser, launched his new Transitions Forum paper, which examines whether India's developing democracy can achieve rapid economic reform.

Events

The Democratic Alternative From the South: India, Brazil, and South Africa (American Enterprise Institute)

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Hosted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, DC, this panel will present the findings of 'Democracy Works', a project which aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South, with a focus on India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Events

The Democratic Alternative: Democracy Works Launch (National Endowment for Democracy)

Monday, 19 May 2014

Hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC, this panel will present the findings of 'Democracy Works', a project which aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South, with a focus on India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Events

The Democratic Alternative: India, Brazil and South Africa (LSE IDEAS)

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Hosted by LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics, this panel will present the findings of 'Democracy Works', a project which aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South, with a focus on India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Events

The Democratic Alternative From the South: India, Brazil, South Africa

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Over the course of two weeks, the Legatum Institute and its partners launched 'The Democratic Alternative from the South', the final report of the Democracy Works project, with a series of public events and seminars in London and Washington, DC. 

Events

Can Democracy Deliver for Development? Lessons From Brazil, India and Ghana (Overseas Development Institute)

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Drawing on research from three leading democracies in the developing world, this event, organised jointly by ODI/Development Progress and the Legatum Institute, explored what lessons emerge from their experiences to strengthen the capacity of other democracies to deliver and what this means for the broader debates on institutions and development.

Events

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.

News

Democracy Works: South Africa Workshop

Monday, 18 March 2013

The Legatum Institute and its partner think tanks held the second workshop of the ‘Democracy Works', this time in Johannesburg, South Africa.

News

Democracy Works: India Workshop

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

The Legatum Institute and its partner think tanks held the first workshop of the 'Democracy Works', a series of conferences and papers exploring the relationship between democracy and development. 

Events

A Liberal Case for a Strong State

Friday, 14 September 2012

Leading Indian writer, commentator, and former CEO of Procter & Gamble in India, Gurcharan Das, argues that India will not keep 'growing at night' without a liberal and effective government.

Events

Philip E. Auerswald and The Coming Prosperity

Friday, 9 March 2012

How Entrepreneurs are Transforming the Global Economy

Events

Patrick French on India: A Portrait

Friday, 9 December 2011

The Legatum Institute hosted author Patrick French for a discussion on his book, 'India: A Portrait'; an intimate biography of 1.2 billion people.