Free Speech, Free Press, Free Societies
Tuesday, 4 December 2012
In a new Transitions Forum paper, Jerry Timmins discusses how media regulation can help create the foundations for prosperity and peace in transitional countries with some insights from conversations in post-genocide Rwanda and post-revolutionary Libya.
Preparing for a Syrian Transition: Lessons from the Past, Thinking for the Future
Thursday, 8 November 2012
In the first Transitions Forum paper, Dr Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart discuss how to prepare for a Syrian transition based on lessons learned from the global experience of the 1980s, 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century - lessons which might help the country not only avoid the deepening of civil war but move towards restructuring itself as a legitimate modern state.
Prosperity In Depth: Twelve Country Studies
Friday, 26 October 2012
Complementing the 2012 'Legatum Prosperity Index', these twelve in depth studies provide additional analysis and insight into the political and economic paths of selected countries: Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, Iceland, India, Iran, Japan, Mongolia, Turkey, and Vietnam.
What Do We Know For Certain About Uncertainty?
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
In keynote remarks at the 2012 Charles Street Symposium, University of Texas Professor Peter Lewin explores what it really means to know that we don't know something.
The Debt Threat to Democracy
Thursday, 24 May 2012
In a working paper, Hudson Institute Scholar and former AEI President Christopher DeMuth argues that debt has become a means of pleasing and placating voters while avoiding democratic accountability.