You Can't Prosper Just by Getting Richer
Saturday, 30 April 2016
How can a slum-dweller be happier than a City high-flyer? Because we have forgotten what matters: family, trust and charity, writes Cristina Odone, Director of the Centre for Character and Values at the Legatum Institute (The Times)
Why is Cardiff Still Lagging Behind Other UK Capitals?
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
Cardiff comes behind other UK capitals in terms of both wealth and wellbeing. Innovative policies are required to reverse the damage done by the decline of heavy industry, argues Abigail Watson, Research Intern at the Legatum Institute (LeftFootForward.org)
Happy Days: Britain’s 'Great' Depression
Thursday, 19 November 2015
As part of its History of Capitalism series, the Legatum Institute hosted an experts’ seminar on the UK Government’s response to the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
Nothing to Celebrate on the Greek National Day
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
As Greeks commemorate their 'OHI' to Italy's fascist regime and their joining the Allies in World War II, they will be contemplating a far grimmer scenario for the year ahead, writes Nick Dimou, Communications Assistant at the Legatum Institute (Huffington Post)
Bringing Europe Back From the Abyss
Monday, 15 June 2015
Never mind renegotiation. If Europe wants Britain to stay on board, it needs to sort out its economy, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)
Osborne’s Prosperity Contortions
Friday, 12 June 2015
In his ambition to move Britain towards a ‘new settlement of responsibility and prosperity’, George Osborne has set himself an impossible task, writes Harriet Maltby, Government and Economics Researcher at the Legatum Institute (CapX)
A Post-GDP World
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
It’s time to end the tyranny of Gross Domestic Product, writes Lorenzo Fioramonti for Democracy Lab.
Prosperity Delivers Them All
Thursday, 15 January 2015
Novella Bottini, Econometrician at the Legatum Institute reacts to the launch of a new report, launched by Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, on engineering greater, and 'inclusive', prosperity around the world (e-Politix)
The Corruption of Capitalism: Britain’s Role
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a dinner with Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead and Chair of the Modern Slavery Bill Review, in conversation with Lord Glasman, Labour life peer, on the challenges facing capitalism.
Beyond GDP: The True Roots of Prosperity
Monday, 29 September 2014
In his 2014 Conservative Party Conference speech, George Osborne declared that he “wants Britain to be the most prosperous country on earth”. But how do we get there? The Legatum Institute hosted a panel discussion at this week’s Conservative Party Conference to discuss the drivers of—and the obstacles to—UK prosperity.
Preventing the Next Great Recession
Friday, 7 September 2012
Steven Horwitz, chair of economics at St. Lawrence University, urges policy makers to explore market alternatives to central banking and structural reforms of regulatory and fiscal policy processes.
Can America Outwit Decline?
Friday, 3 August 2012
Robert Kagan considers if America can outwit decline and questions the constant commentary that the US can no longer do what it wants to do in the world. Well, compared to when?