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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.