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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

2 March 2021

CEO calls for UK Government to recommit to new measure of poverty as centrepiece of the levelling up drive

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24 March 2021

Courage in Journalism

The 2021 Courage in Journalism Award

Event

Report

18 February 2021

Centre for UK Prosperity

Impact Analysis on Covid-19 Decision-Making on School Opening

Report

Commentary

11 February 2021

Centre for UK Prosperity

Levelling-up the United Kingdom: Introducing the UK Prosperity Index

Commentary

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

7 January 2021

African Prosperity

Pathway to Prosperity: Zimbabwe Case Study

Report

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

Centre for UK Prosperity

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

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