Entrepreneurship and Development

Entrepreneurial Drive in a Think Tank

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This interview with Ali Salman, Chief Executive Officer at the Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is the first in a new series of interviews with CIPE’s leading think tank partners around the globe. Mr. Salman discusses how entrepreneurial drive is essential to establishing your own think tank and shares insights from his tenure at IDEAS and founding the Policy Research Institute of Market Economy (PRIME) in Pakistan. The interview forms part of an interactive guidebook for strengthening think tanks in challenging environments to be launched by CIPE’s Global Team in early 2019. Stay tuned for more content!