9 Publications found for the year 2012


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.


Introducing the Libya Media Wiki—Snapshot of a Country in Transition

Friday, 23 November 2012 is a unique, open, assessment tracking the transformation of Libyan media since the revolution.


The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Papers

Monday, 12 November 2012

Papers commissioned for the Legatum Institute's The Future of Iran workshop on educational reform are available below.


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.


The Future of Iran - Transitional Justice and Judicial Reform: Workshop Papers

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Papers commissioned for the Legatum Institute's The Future of Iran workshops on transitional justice and judicial reform are available below.


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.


Six Questions You Always Wanted to Ask About Africa… and Answers from Rwanda

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Rwanda has distinguished itself by its economic reforms and institutional foundations for economic growth. But can Rwanda’s institutions survive a change in political leadership? Are there lessons for other African countries?