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27 Publications found for the year 2015

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Cyber Propaganda: From how to start a revolution to how to beat ISIS

Monday, 23 November 2015

The latest 'Beyond Propaganda' report examines how the internet has transformed disinformation and propaganda—from “reverse trolling" by authoritarian governments, to spreading dissident messages in Ukraine during the Euromaidan Revolution.

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Tunisia at Risk: Will counter-terrorism undermine the revolution?

Monday, 16 November 2015

Fadil Aliriza, Legatum Institute Senior Visiting Fellow, is the author of a new paper that analyses successive Tunisian government responses to terrorism and considers the relation between these responses and the future of the country’s democratic transition.

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Prosperity for All: Restoring Faith in Capitalism

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

A ten-part manifesto, authored by Legatum Institute Senior Fellow Tim Montgomerie, that seeks to understand how capitalism has come to attract such negative public reaction, and what governments must do to prove to citizens that capitalism really can bring prosperity to everyone.

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2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™

Monday, 2 November 2015

Launched today, the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™ reveals Indonesia has made the most radical improvements since 2009, while the least prosperous countries are in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the seventh year running, Norway is the most prosperous country in the world.

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2015 UK Prosperity Report

Monday, 2 November 2015

The UK Prosperity Report reveals Britain is more prosperous in 2015 than it has been at any point in the past seven years. The data is based on findings from the 2015 global Legatum Prosperity Index, published in November this year.

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Bringing the Rebels

Thursday, 24 September 2015

In a new briefing paper, Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, exposes the increasingly strong ties between the Russian media and the European far right.

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Information at War: From China’s Three Warfares to NATO’s Narratives

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

This week, the Legatum Institute's 'Beyond Propaganda' series launched a collection of essays that look at how 21st century warfare is changing and what can be done to react to information warfare.

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Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work

Thursday, 17 September 2015

The Legatum Institute, together with Democracy Lab, have produced a series of case studies that examine specific interventions against corruption which have produced positive results.

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The Fight for Ukraine's Soul

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Why Ukraine’s effort to curb corruption is a Sisyphean task. A situation report. Frank Brown is the author of the final case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

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The Spirit of Lviv

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

How Ukraine’s most European city forged a popular movement against corruption and bad governance. Ilya Lozovsky is the author of the tenth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

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Cleaning Up La Paz

Friday, 11 September 2015

How Bolivia’s biggest city freed itself from a ubiquitous culture of corruption. Nieves Zuniga and Paul M. Heywood are the authors of the ninth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

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The Urban Escalator

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Why are some cities surrounded by slums and riddled with crime, while others are affluent, ordered and desirable places to live? In a new paper for the Legatum Institute, urban consultant James Fischelis looks at why certain cities have met the urban influx with great success, whereas others continue on a downward spiral.

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Judges on the Take

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

How the FBI took on Chicago’s crooked courts. Richard E. Messick is the author of the eighth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

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How Georgia Stamped Out Corruption on Campus

Thursday, 3 September 2015

First they fired the Education Ministry. Then came the hard part. Christofer Berglund and Johan Engvall are the authors of the seventh case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

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Brazil and the Bloodsuckers

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

"Congratulations, corrupt mayor! Your number’s up, and the auditors are on their way"— Anna Petherick is the author of the latest case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

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The Little Anti-Corruption Agency That Could

Thursday, 20 August 2015

After humble beginnings in empty offices, Croatia’s anti-corruption body became a crusading national force. Gabriel Kuris is the author of the fifth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work' series.

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Counter Propaganda: Cases from US Public Diplomacy and Beyond

Friday, 24 July 2015

Nicholas J. Cull is the author of the latest paper in the Legatum Institute's 'Beyond Propaganda' series. In Counter Propaganda, Cull examines the use of propaganda in American history, its impact on government policies and citizen mind-sets.

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The Gecko's Bite

Friday, 24 July 2015

Indonesia’s anti-corruption commission has made great strides in combating graft. But now it risks becoming a victim of its own success. Rushda Majeed is the author of the fourth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work' series.


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Integrity Gets Great Ratings

Thursday, 9 July 2015

How Nepalese people harnessed the power of reality TV to strike a blow against corruption. Blair Glencorse and Suman Parajuli are the authors of the third case study in the Transitions Forum series, 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work'.


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Calling in Against Corruption

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

A Pakistani official set out to prevent bureaucrats from demanding bribes for providing basic public services. The solution: citizen feedback through mobile phones. Mohammad Omar Masud is the author of the second case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work' series.

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2015 Africa Prosperity Summit Report

Friday, 26 June 2015

The Legatum Institute has published a report that captures the core themes of its 2015 Africa Prosperity Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (May 2015). The report reveals four catalysts for Africa's future prosperity: innovation, women, security and data.

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The New Authoritarians: Ruling Through Disinformation

Monday, 22 June 2015

To launch its 'Beyond Propaganda' series, the Legatum Institute has published a collection of essays that explore how and why neo-authoritarian and ‘hybrid’ regimes have become more sophisticated in their use of propaganda in the 21st century.

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The Data Sleuths of San José

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

How three scrappy Costa Rican reporters used the power of data to bring down a system of sleaze—Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow, delivers the first case study in a new Transitions Forum series titled, Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work.


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An Introduction to the History of Capitalism 600-1900 AD

Thursday, 23 April 2015

A collection of essays based on the first year of the Legatum Institute's 'History of Capitalism' course.

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India 2015: Towards Economic Transformation

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Rajiv Kumar of the Pahle India Foundation is the author of a new Transitions Forum paper which examines whether India's developing democracy can achieve rapid economic reform.

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Libya: Whose Land Is It?

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Mary Fitzgerald and Tarek Megerisi are the authors of a new Transitions Forum paper that looks at Libya’s transition through the question of property rights.

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Building Coalitions for Reform in Brazil

Thursday, 26 February 2015

In the latest 'Transitions Lecture Series' paper, author Marcus Melo, Professor of Political Science, Federal University of Pernambuc, examines how reform was pursued in post-authoritarian Brazil and what can be expected of today's post-election scenario.