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 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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Commentary

2 September 2019

African Prosperity

World Economic Forum on Africa

Commentary

Report

18 July 2019

Prosperity Index,United States Prosperity

The United States Prosperity Index

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27 June 2019

Cultural Transformation

John Anderson talks civility at the Legatum Institute

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Commentary

28 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: Indianapolis is open for business

Commentary

Commentary

23 May 2019

Social Metrics Commission

Now that we can measure poverty, we can work together to tackle it

Commentary

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20 May 2019

Cultural Transformation

David Brooks returns to the Legatum Institute

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Report

16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Global Index of Economic Openness

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Report

16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: United States Case Study

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Report

16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: United Kingdom Case Study

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