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The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a global vision: to see all people lifted out of poverty.

Our mission is to create the pathways from poverty to prosperity, by fostering Open Economies, Inclusive Societies and Empowered People.

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The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a global vision: to see all people lifted out of poverty. Our mission is to create the pathways from poverty to prosperity, by fostering Open Economies, Inclusive Societies and Empowered People.

We do this in three ways:

Our Centre for Metrics which create indexes and datasets to measure and explain how poverty and prosperfty are changing.

Our Research Programmes which analyse the many complex drivers of poverty and prosperity at the local, national and global level.
Our Practical Programmes which identify the actions required to enable transformational change.

The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a bold vision to create a global movement of people committed to creating the pathways from poverty to prosperity and the transformation of society.

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14 September 2020

Advancing The Dream: A roadmap to a more prosperous America | 14 September 2020

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Commentary

7 August 2020

Social Metrics Commission

Covid recovery plan must address social and economic resilience gap for those in poverty

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14 July 2020

United States Prosperity

United States Prosperity Index 2020

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1 July 2020

Social Metrics Commission

Measuring Poverty 2020 – A report of the Social Metrics Commission

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Commentary

12 June 2020

Every Individual Has Immense Personal Worth, Dignity, And Purpose

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1 July 2020

United States Prosperity

Social and Economic Wellbeing in Challenging Times – The U.S. Prosperity Index

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4 June 2020

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: Colombia Case Study

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Commentary

9 April 2020

Global People Movements

Refugees need our compassion now more than ever

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2 April 2020

Social Metrics Commission

The reality of isolation is a lesson for us all

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