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What Kind of Transition? Burma’s New Government and Directions for the Future

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Richard Cockett, former South East Asia Editor for The Economist, gave his insights into the prospects for Burma’s new government and discussed his book, 'Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma'.


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'.