Trade and Development

May 1, 2016

This Legatum Institute report assesses the extent of anti-competitive market distortions (ACMDs) in India's economy, finding that if they were replaced with truly pro-competitive policies, then the productivity of the Indian economy could improve by as much as a factor of 19.

April 29, 2016

“The Rise of African Platforms,” is the first comprehensive survey to examine platform companies across Sub-Sahara Africa. The survey identified the 42 most significant platform companies operating in 33 countries.

September 18, 2015

This chapter presents six key principles that nations should consider in designing and implementing effective innovation policies, and they provide examples and prescriptions tailored for the particular challenges of lower- and middle-income economies.

September 9, 2015

This report “China Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Primer” brings together, for the first time in Pakistan, facts, policies, perceptions and implementation status at one place about the most important business deal for the country. The report provides a broad overview of the economic significance of economic corridors, identifies parameters of their success, highlights salient features of the institutional and legal framework that governs CPEC, identifies business opportunities alongside the route, highlights concerns from Pakistan’s private sector, updates on the implementation status of CPEC and suggests next steps. The report is based on a review of available literature, background meetings with the senior government officials and representatives from business associations.

July 1, 2015

This report examines the effects of the European Union's Preferential Trade Agreements on developing nation economies.

June 8, 2015

ITIF’s new guide gives policymakers around the world a policy checklist to spur ICT adoption.

April 16, 2015

The Legatum Institute analyzes how India's developing democracy can achieve rapid economic reform and restore robust economic growth.

September 1, 2014

This study analyzes the experience of the European Union in cooperation with non-member neighboring countries, to which the EU’s integration process and institutions are both available.

April 9, 2014

India best grows its economy by embracing an across-the-board productivity growth strategy.

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