The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the most prominent international award in entrepreneurship research with a price sum of EUR 100,000.
De Soto’s analyses have had tremendous influence on policy throughout the world and were a main source of inspiration for the World Bank’s Doing Business program.
Hernando de Soto
Institute for Liberty and Democracy
For developing a new understanding of the institutions that underpin the informal economy as well as the role of property rights and entrepreneurship in converting the informal economy into the formal sector.
McAlvany Weekly Commentary: An Interview with Hernando de Soto
24 February 2010: Listen to Hernando de Soto discuss some of the reasons behind the continuing financial crisis, the recession and toxic paper with David McAlvany and Kevin Orrick. (A transcript is available as well.)