Analysis

François Hollande says Non

Author: 
10 Feb 2012
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Region: 
EU/Eurozone
  •  Polls suggest that François Hollande begins the French Presidential campaign as clear favourite to defeat Nicolas Sarkozy in April/May. Although the race is still contestable, Hollande currently leads Sarkozy across almost all demographics and professional cohorts.
  • The rhetoric of...

Will India’s political monsoon season drown the next push for reform?

Author: 
28 Nov 2011
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Region: 
Asia
  • Ministers, the media, business leaders and the civil service in India openly describe 2011 as the worst year for governance in India’s recent history and a political inflection point in the seemingly unstoppable upward trajectory of the last decade. 
  • The pressure is now on the UPA...