Financial Regulation Goes Global
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
New regulations of the financial services industry, implemented in response to the global financial crisis, are disingenuous political posturing with some continuing the existing mistakes partly responsible for the problems we are facing today.
Can the Euro Survive?
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
The Eurozone’s periphery has a deep solvency problem in the sense that, absent a debt restructuring and an exit from the Euro, the correction of the periphery’s public finances cannot be achieved without provoking the deepest and most prolonged of domestic economic recessions.
Monday, 1 November 2010
Economic sanctions are an important yet controversial tool of coercive diplomacy, however, the causal mechanisms by which they operate, how effective they are, and whether they have blowback effects are dimly understood. We aim to better understand these tools so they may be most effectively employed in economic statecraft.
Survey of Entrepreneurs: China 2010
Friday, 1 October 2010
Published alongside the Legatum Institute Survey of Entrepreneurs: India 2010, this survey of entrepreneurs in China reveals valuable insights into the minds and practices of China's enterprising class.
Prospects for Turkey
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
Turkey has been going through subtle but substantial social, economic, and political changes since the late 1990s. This can be likened to metamorphosis: It has been fast transforming itself and moving to a new but open-ended direction.
Survey of Entrepreneurs: China and India 2010
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
The Legatum Institute Survey of Entrepreneurs: China and India 2010 aims to shed light on how entrepreneurs in these two dynamic economies think, so that policymakers, investors, business owners, and the media can better understand the enterprising class
Making Sense of Bangalore
Thursday, 1 July 2010
This insightful study about one of India's most distinguished cities considers the historical path that brought Bangalore from a small urban agglomeration during the nineteen hundreds to the bustling centre of industry and commerce that it is today.
Gambling With Other People's Money
Monday, 28 June 2010
This important study provides a comprehensive account of how policy choices and regulatory infrastructure in the US-created conditions ripe for a global financial crisis. It answers two important questions: how did it happen? and whose fault was it?
The Broken Ladder
Tuesday, 18 May 2010
This is a major international study of how increasing urbanisation in the world is affecting the prospect of upward mobility for ordinary families and individuals. The study focuses on the key social and economic developments in three major global cities: London, Mexico City, and Mumbai.
Prospects for Pakistan
Friday, 1 January 2010
This report by Jonathan Paris considers the most important issues facing Pakistan of the next one to three years including the economy, civil-military issues, Islamic trends, the future of the Taliban, the India–Pakistan relationship and the US–Pakistan relationship.