LONDON—The 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index™ places Sierra Leone, the country worst effected by the Ebola outbreak, at the bottom (142nd) of 142 countries in terms of health. On indicators such as health spending and hospital beds per person, public health statistics in Sierra Leone are dismal.
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.
Rome’s Economic Revolution
Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium
Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First
Lab Report: Brazil
Mount Pleasant Circus and Fleet Valley Gardens
Moldova: The Failing Champion of European Integration
Sorry, Eric Li, Democracy Is Not the Problem
Why Won’t Boris Stand Up to the Screw You School of Architecture?
Must These Ghastly Slabs Be Boris's Legacy to London?
Legatum Institute and the Slavery Supply Chain
2014 Charles Street Symposium—Call for Applications
Anne Applebaum Ranked 27th on 2013 Global Thought Leaders List
Where is Ebola Going—and Why
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