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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

12 January 2021

Peace and Reconciliation

Fostering national unity, rebuilding communities, and healing individual trauma is key to nurturing peace in post-conflict areas

Commentary

Report

18 December 2020

Peace and Reconciliation

Breaking the Cycle of Violence: Fostering peace and reconciliation in post-conflict environments

Report

Report

15 December 2020

Developing an evaluation tool for Covid-19 policy choices

Report

Report

11 December 2020

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: Zimbabwe Case Study

Report

Commentary

10 December 2020

Race Equality Commission

Legatum Institute launches new Race Equality Commission

Commentary

Report

2 December 2020

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: Egypt Case Study

Report

Report

30 November 2020

Poverty during the Covid-19 crisis

Report

Report

16 November 2020

Prosperity Index

UK Prosperity 2020

Report

Report

16 November 2020

Prosperity Index

2020 Legatum Prosperity Index™

Report

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