Monday, 23 May 2016

Anti-Competitive Market Distortions and Their Impact: A Case Study of India

The Legatum Institute's 'Economics of Prosperity' programme is pleased to launch a new study of the Indian economy focusing on market distortions that exist inside the border, as well as more conventional trade barriers and lack of property rights protection.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Peter Pomerantsev Wins 2016 Ondaatje Book Prize

The Legatum Institute's Peter Pomerantsev has been awarded the prestigious 'Ondaatje Prize' for his book, Nothing is True and Everything if Possible, an insight into the surreal heart of twenty-first-century Russia.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Homes Not Houses: Putting Wellbeing First

The 'Architecture of Prosperity' programme will host a panel discussion to mark the publication of 'Housing the Mind', a new Legatum Institute essay. The event will also launch a forthcoming study by Create Streets, which looks at the links between specific components of the built environment and measurable wellbeing.

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Hong Kong and the Context of Laissez-Faire: Myths and Truths about a 'Free Market Paradise'

In the fourth History of Capitalism lecture for 2016, Catherine Schenk, Professor of International Economic History at the University of Glasgow, will tell the story of Hong Kong’s transformation into an international financial centre.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Britain and Europe: Culture, Country or Continent?

The Legatum Institute's 'Roads to Freedom' Series will host a panel discussion ahead of the UK’s forthcoming EU Referendum that offers a fresh perspective through analysing Britain's relationship with continental Europe in the context of a thousand years of history.

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Sian Hansen, Executive Director

Who We Are

Sian Hansen, Executive Director

The Legatum Institute is an international think tank and educational charity focused on promoting prosperity. We do this by researching our core themes of revitalising capitalism and democracy

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Alexandra Mousavizadeh, Director of the Prosperity Index

Prosperity Index

Alexandra Mousavizadeh, Director of the Prosperity Index

The Legatum Institute's signature annual publication is the Prosperity Index, a unique global assessment of national prosperity based on both wealth and wellbeing

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Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum

Transitions Forum

Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum

A series of projects, led by Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev, dedicated to the study of radical political and economic change

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Shanker Singham, Director of Economic Policy & Prosperity Studies

Economics of Prosperity

Shanker Singham, Director of Economic Policy & Prosperity Studies

This programme examines how countries can become more productive, and how free trade and open, competitive markets can help people of all incomes increase their prosperity

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Cristina Odone, Director of the Centre for Character & Values

Centre for Character & Values

Cristina Odone, Director of the Centre for Character & Values

A series of initiatives that offer a concept of values that people from different backgrounds can sign up to

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Hywel Williams, Senior Adviser

The Culture of Prosperity

Hywel Williams, Senior Adviser

Examining the historic and cultural roots of prosperity to better understand the role of culture in our lives today

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