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Matthew Elliott writes the bluffer's guide to the German election in The Times Red Box

Friday, 22 September 2017

In The Times Red Box our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott writes a guide to Sunday's election in German. This follows the publication of his Brief Guide to the German Election, co-authored with Claudia Chwalisz from Populus.

Read the full article here.


Commentary

Ahead of the German election, Matthew Elliott writes in CapX about why populism has failed there

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Ahead of this weekend's election, our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott writes in CapX about the reasons why populism has failed in Germany. at why populism has failed in Germany.

Read the full article here.


Commentary

Matthew Elliott tells Sky News why the German election matters to the UK

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Despite Angela Merkel's inevitable victory, the German election result is significant and in this interview on All Out Politics our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott explains these reasons for this.  

Watch the interview here.


Publications

A brief guide to the German election: Merkel's coalition crossroads

Friday, 15 September 2017

In this report, published on the eve of the Bundestag election, we try to answer another relevant question: why has populism failed to take off in Germany? The extreme forces on both sides of the political spectrum have remained at the fringe, despite Germany facing the same forces of global change as its neighbours. We explore to what extent this is down to Angela Merkel’s leadership or historical and economic reasons.

Read the guide here.

 

 


Commentary

In City A.M. Matthew Elliott explains why the German elections matter, despite the outcome being inevitable

Friday, 15 September 2017

Ahead of the German election, our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott has produced a paper with Claudia Chwalisz from Populus explaining why populism has failed in Germany. In City A.M. Matthew says that despite Angela Merkel's inevitable victory, the election result is still important because the result will have a significant impact for two reasons: the composition of the coalition, and the impact on the Brexit negotiations and future EU integration.

Read the full article here.


Commentary

Philippa Stroud reflects on the lessons we can learn from the General Election to ensure our country works for everyone

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Our CEO, Philippa Stroud reflects on the General Election result and what we can learn from this as we strive to create opportunities that will enable all British people to flourish.

 


Publications

French Legislative Elections 2017: First Round Analysis

Thursday, 15 June 2017

As part of his Senior Fellowship, Matthew Elliott is researching the rise of populism and examining the underlying factors contributing to the rise (or otherwise) of populist movements across the world. Following on from his analysis of the French presidential election, this short paper provides an analysis after the first round of voting in the legislative elections.


Commentary

Matthew Elliott discusses the French election on Sky News

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott discussed all the latest on the French election with Adam Boulton on All Out Politics.

Watch the interview here


Commentary

Macron won’t win by a landslide

Monday, 24 April 2017

Following the publication of his guide to the French elections, Our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott writes for The Times Red Box that he doesn't predict Emmanuel Macron winning by a landslide and discusses whether populism will be dead following this French election. 

Read the full article here.


Commentary

A victory for centrist and EU-phile Emmanuel Macron could ultimately be good for Brexit

Monday, 24 April 2017

Our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott writes for City A.M. about the implications for the euro, the EU and Brexit should Emmanuel Macron win the French election as predicted by pollsters.

Read the full article here.


Commentary

A Populist Win For Le Pen Or Mélenchon Would Be A Bigger Crisis For The EU Than Brexit

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Our Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott writes for the Huffington Post about the impact of a populist win in the upcoming French elections on the rest of the European Union.

Read the full article here.


Publications

A brief guide to the French election: Populism across the spectrum —left, right and centre

Friday, 21 April 2017

As part of his Senior Fellowship, Matthew Elliott is researching the rise of populism and examining the underlying factors contributing to the rise (or otherwise) of populist movements across the world. His second paper is a brief guide to the French election, taking place on Sunday 23 April. Will Marine Le Pen succeed where Geert Wilders failed.


Commentary

Matthew Elliott on Sky News discussing the Dutch election results.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Following his analysis of the Dutch elections, Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott, was interviewed by Sky News on the Dutch election results, Brexit and the rise of populism.


Publications

Overnight Analysis: Dutch Election 2017

Thursday, 16 March 2017

As part of his Senior Fellowship, Matthew Elliott is researching the rise of populism and examining the underlying factors contributing to the rise (or otherwise) of populist movements across the world. Following Matthew's pre-election guide to the Dutch election, this short report provides an immediate post-election analysis of the results. A longer paper will be published later in the year with a more considered analysis of the voting patterns and the new coalition government.


Commentary

Matthew Elliott on BBC Radio 5 live on the Dutch election result.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Following his analysis of the Dutch elections, Senior Fellow Matthew Elliott, was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live's Up All Night programme. 


Commentary

Matthew Elliott provides everything you need to know about the Dutch elections in CapX.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Senior Fellow, Matthew Elliott, writes a useful guides for CapX on the Dutch elections, following the release of his paper ahead of the election which provides context for these elections and looks at the rise of populism.

Read the article in CapX here.

Commentary

Matthew Elliott writes for City A.M. on the upcoming Dutch election.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Senior Fellow, Matthew Elliott, writes for City A.M. that ahead of the Dutch election it is important not to overplay the similarities between Brexit voters and Geert Wilders' Dutch populists. 


Publications

A brief guide to the Dutch election: Will the rise of populism continue into 2017?

Monday, 13 March 2017

As part of his Senior Fellowship, Matthew Elliott is researching the rise of populism and examining the underlying factors contributing to the rise (or otherwise) of populist movements across the world. His first paper is a brief guide to the Dutch election, taking place on Wednesday 15 March. Will the rise of populism continue into 2017?


Commentary

Cristina Odone appears on BBC's Daily Politics as Guest of the Day

Friday, 24 February 2017

Director of our Cultural Transformation Programme, Cristina Odone appeared on BBC's Daily Politics as Guest of the Day discussing topics including the recent by-elections in Copeland and Stoke and whether it should be possible for one MP to stop new legislation or if there is an argument that there are too many attempts at bringing in new legislation. 

 


Events

What Kind of Transition? Burma’s New Government and Directions for the Future

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Richard Cockett, former South East Asia Editor for The Economist, gave his insights into the prospects for Burma’s new government and discussed his book, 'Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma'.

Events

A Genuine Rapprochement? A Look at US Policy Towards Iran

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Richard Nephew, Program Director for Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University and former US negotiator on the Iran Sanctions, led an off-the-record discussion with analysts, academics and journalists.

Events

After the Elections: What’s Next for Iran?

Thursday, 10 March 2016

A panel of Iran analysts discussed the results of the country's recent elections as part of the Legatum Institute’s ‘Iran Series’.

Commentary

Spokesman for Birthers, Truthers, and Internet Trolls

Friday, 21 August 2015

Donald Trump has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

Asia’s Big Democracies Are Drowning in Campaign Cash

Monday, 27 April 2015

Democracy celebrated a high point last year when a combined 700 million people in India and Indonesia cast their votes in national elections. Now, as the two countries' new leaders approach the end of their first year in office, many are asking what has come of their anti-corruption promises.


Events

Burma’s Transition: Moving Forward or Stepping Back?

Friday, 24 April 2015

As Burma gears up for a general election later this year, Min Zin, Legatum Fellow and Democracy Lab blogger, discussed the country's democratic progress at a Legatum Institute breakfast.

Commentary

When it Comes to Politics, the US and Britain Could Learn From Each Other

Thursday, 16 April 2015

What will the voters get out of these very different political experiences, asks Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute in her latest Washington Post column.

Events

The Road to the 2015 General Election

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Speaking at a lunch at the Legatum Institute, Lynton Crosby, campaign strategist and organisation specialist, discussed the challenges facing the Conservative party in the lead up to the 2015 general election.

Events

Social Policy Reform: Roundtable with Merkel’s Top Advisor

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

The Legatum Institute was delighted to host German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top policy advisor and media strategist Eva Christiansen for a private dinner discussion. 

Events

Lessons from Afghanistan

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Former ambassadors to Afghanistan Jean d’Amécourt and Mark Sedwill discussed lessons learned from the French and British experience and how they apply to transitions elsewhere in the world.

Events

South Africa: Has the Transition Stalled?

Friday, 7 December 2012

Ann Bernstein, Executive Director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa will be at the Legatum Institute for a discussion on challenges faced by the country now and in the future.

News

“South Africa needs to get its act together”

Friday, 7 December 2012

South Africa today is a country beset with challenges – a ruling party in disarray, sluggish economic growth, growing corruption. Is the ANC in terminal decline? Why is South Africa struggling to manage its global brand? Ann Bernstein, executive director at the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa, gave a talk at the Legatum Institute to answer some of these questions.

News

After the US Election: Democracy Challenges

Monday, 26 November 2012

Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy, believes the strength of the West is crucial in reinforcing the strength of democracy.

Events

Two Major Challenges to Entrepreneurship in France

Monday, 2 April 2012

There are two major stumbling blocks for entrepreneurs in France: payroll taxes and the egalitarian culture.