Borderlines: A Conversation with Michela Wrong
Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Should the West engage with Africa, and if so, how? Journalist and author Michela Wrong has spent two decades writing about the continent. She joined Alanna Putze, Senior Programme Director at the Legatum Institute, to discuss her latest book, ‘Borderlines’.
The Urban Escalator
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Why are some cities surrounded by slums and riddled with crime, while others are affluent, ordered and desirable places to live? In a new paper for the Legatum Institute, urban consultant James Fischelis looks at why certain cities have met the urban influx with great success, whereas others continue on a downward spiral.
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.
The Importance of Culture in a Prosperous Society
Monday, 27 January 2014
The Legatum Institute hosted a panel on the cultural aspects of prosperity at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. The discussion was based on Dorothy Kosinski's global fellowship paper, 'A Case for the Importance of Culture in a Prosperous Society'.