Norway is the most prosperous country in the world, closely followed by Switzerland and New Zealand, according to an international Index published by the Legatum Institute.
Botswana Tops the 2014 Africa Prosperity Report, as the Continent Enjoys Unprecedented Economic Upturn—But Faces New Challenges in Gender Gap and Personal Freedom
Thursday, 11 December 2014
Rwanda’s Press Freedom
Friday, 14 November 2014
LONDON—Rwanda's recent decision to ban the BBC from transmitting inside the country has re-opened the debate on the boundaries of free speech in the country.
English Votes for English Laws is “Incoherent” and Encourages Separatism, says Vernon Bogdanor
Monday, 10 November 2014
LONDON—Royal Commission needed to explore constitutional reform that will bring the United Kingdom closer together.
Africa Prosperity Report Reveals an Increase in Economic Growth which is Still Not Translating to Shared Prosperity
Friday, 7 November 2014
Sierra Leone Comes Bottom of the Legatum Institute’s World Rankings on Health
Monday, 3 November 2014
2014 Legatum Prosperity Index™ reveals that West Africa is the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak because of weak health infrastructure and poor governance.
New Zealand in Global Top Three for Prosperity
Norway Revealed as the Most Prosperous Country in the World
UK Revealed as Most Prosperous of All Major EU Countries
The United Kingdom is today revealed as the most prosperous of all the major EU countries in an international study published by the Legatum Institute.
United States is No Longer Perceived to Be ‘the land of the free’
Countering Russian Propaganda—A New Legatum Institute Initiative
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Where is Ebola Going—and Why
Friday, 17 October 2014
Mount Pleasant: A Better Alternative
Friday, 26 September 2014
Boris Johnson On London’s Athenian Legacy—And Why It Is Under Threat
Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Looting Ukraine: How East and West Teamed up to Steal a Country
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
LONDON—Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is making headway in the attempt to restore constitutional rule in the country’s east. But Russian expansionism is only part of the problem: endemic corruption risks turning Ukraine into a failed state—and the West is helping.
Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now
Monday, 7 July 2014
LONDON—The Coalition Government wants to lead a global campaign to tackle modern slavery. Its proposed Modern Slavery Bill receives its second reading on 8 July 2014.
The Legatum Institute Appoints Sian Hansen As Executive Director
Monday, 16 June 2014
LONDON—The Legatum Institute Foundation is delighted to announce its appointment of Sian Hansen as Executive Director with immediate effect. As Executive Director, Hansen will have responsibility for all of the Institute’s programmes and operations.
The Legatum Institute Appoints Cristina Odone As Communications Director
Sunday, 1 June 2014
LONDON—The commentator and broadcaster Cristina Odone today joins the Legatum Institute Foundation (“Legatum Institute”), the global public-policy think-tank, as Director of Communications.
Democracy Works! The Case From India, Brazil and South Africa
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
There is a "Democratic Alternative from the South" according to a two-year research project conducted by the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa (CDE) and the Legatum Institute in London. Along with contributions from two partner think tanks in India and Brazil, their findings refute the argument that democracy is a hindrance to faster economic growth and inclusion of the poor.
Report Calls for Wellbeing to Be At the Heart of Public Policy Design
Thursday, 20 March 2014
An independent commission chaired by Gus O’Donnell proposes a radical reform of public policy-making, targeted at “wellbeing”, or life satisfaction, not simply economic growth.
Legatum Institute Appoints Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies
Monday, 27 January 2014
LONDON—27 January 2014: London-based public policy think tank the Legatum Institute (LI) has appointed a Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies.
Chloe Smith: Would You Employ a Young Person?
Machiavelli’s Utopia: New Light on Machiavelli, Erasmus and More
Rome’s Economic Revolution
Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium Essays
Let There Be Speech: Reforming the Media in Rwanda
Myanmar’s Transition: Economics or Politics? Which Came First and Why it Matters
2015: A Dark Year for Venezuela
Unlocking the Potential of African Prosperity
Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First
What Drives Prosperity in Africa?
Legatum Institute and the Slavery Supply Chain
2014 Charles Street Symposium—Call for Applications
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