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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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Reports

Report

17 November 2022

UK Poverty Unit

Autumn Statement will shield over a million from poverty – but poverty numbers still likely to hit record highs.

Report

Report

9 November 2022

American Dream Prosperity Index

The American Dream Prosperity Index 2022

Report

Report

12 October 2022

Centre for UK Prosperity

UK Prosperity Index 2022

Report

Report

11 October 2022

UK Poverty Unit,Centre for UK Prosperity

World Mental Health Day: Poverty and Mental Health in the UK

Report

Report

10 October 2022

Global Index of Economic Openness

Pathways to Prosperity: Malawi Case Study

Report

Report

9 October 2022

UK Poverty Unit,Centre for UK Prosperity

New: Nearly half a million more in poverty if benefits not uprated in line with inflation.

Report

Commentaries and Insights

Commentary

12 October 2022

Publications,Legatum Prosperity Index™

Legatum Institute UK Prosperity Index Report Launch with Sajid Javid

Commentary

Commentary

5 September 2022

Centre for UK Prosperity

The tax cuts Liz Truss should adopt to release growth

Commentary

Commentary

27 July 2022

Publications

Why Ukraine’s resistance has succeeded where Belarus’ has failed

Commentary

Commentary

15 July 2022

Courage in Journalism Award

Maks Levin named recipient of 2022 Courage in Journalism Award

Commentary

Commentary

5 July 2022

UK Poverty Unit

Launch of new Poverty Strategy Commission in the UK

Commentary

Commentary

10 June 2022

Centre for UK Prosperity,UK Poverty Unit

Can the UK government recover? 5 Challenges for progress

Commentary

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