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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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Commentary

25 November 2021

Legatum Prosperity Index™

Neil Oliver on the importance of freedom | Launch of the 2021 Legatum Prosperity Index

Commentary

Commentary

16 November 2021

Legatum Prosperity Index™

The Foundational Elements of Prosperity

Commentary

Report

12 November 2021

Global Index of Economic Openness

Pathway to Prosperity: Perú Case Study

Report

Commentary

28 October 2021

Global Index of Economic Openness

Ethiopia’s path to middle-income status paved by the AfCFTA

Commentary

Report

27 October 2021

Perú 200 años: Plantean urgente necesidad de reformas políticas y judiciales

Report

Report

27 October 2021

Peru at 200: Urgent need for political and judicial reforms

Report

Report

25 October 2021

UK Poverty Unit

The impact of the Universal Credit cut – 840,000 more people in poverty

Report

Commentary

11 October 2021

Global Index of Economic Openness

What is Ethiopia’s pathway to prosperity?

Commentary

Report

27 September 2021

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: Ethiopia Case Study

Report

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