Thursday, 6 October 2016

Post-Brexit Briefing: Frozen Capital—A Case Study of Iceland

In the context of post-Brexit models charted by EFTA nations, the next briefing of the Legatum Institute's Special Trade Commission (STC) will focus on the specific case of the capital controls regime in Iceland and its current period of amendment, which represents a key distortion in EFTA markets’ financial services regulation.

Monday, 26 September 2016

We’ve Got to Face It: Trump Is Riding a Global Trend

If Hillary Clinton wants to win, she needs to confront the rise of fear-driven politics, writes Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Mourning the Syria That Might Have Been

How Assad’s forces bombed a democratic experiment into oblivion—by Christian Caryl, Democracy Lab Editor and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Rewriting the Silk Road: One Belt, One Road and China’s Trading Past

The Legatum Institute's History of Capitalism series will host a half-day seminar focused on China’s trading past and President Xi Jinping’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, throwing myth-shedding light on modernity and vice versa.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Frozen Capital: How to Boost Iceland’s Economy

The discriminatory nature of the capital controls exit mechanism could have a huge impact on Iceland’s economy, and on its people, writes Shanker Singham, Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies at the Legatum Institute (Reaction)

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