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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
15 October 2019

New report reveals further reforms to investment, infrastructure and governance is greatest way for Indonesia to increase prosperity

Our report reveals that furthering President Widodo’s reforms to attract investment, develop infrastructure, and improve governance remains Indonesia’s greatest opportunity for enhancing future economic openness

10 October 2019

Latest report reveals improved governance in Romania would lead to greater prosperity

Latest report reveals improved governance in Romania would increase public confidence, leading to greater prosperity.

24 September 2019

Economic Openness in Romania: the opportunities, challenges and risks

The Legatum Institute will be showcasing our in-depth report on Romania’s economic openness on 10th October. This event will address the opportunities, challenges and risks currently faced by the country.

2 September 2019

Arthur Brooks joins Legatum Institute Board

Best-selling author, musician, commentator and social scientist Arthur Brooks joins Legatum Institute Board of trustees.

30 August 2019

World Economic Forum on Africa

The Legatum Institute attended the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town on 4th and 5th September 2019.

29 July 2019

Social Metrics Commission publishes new report on poverty in the UK

New report on poverty highlights the scale of the challenge facing the new Prime Minister

18 July 2019

Legatum Institute develops new United States Prosperity Index

New Index shows U.S. prosperity is rising but would benefit further from policies to improve mental health and strengthen social networks

17 May 2019

Economic Openness reaches highest level globally

Economic Openness reaches highest level globally, spreading global trade, innovation and prosperity yet many Western countries’ instinct to protect and turn inwards, combined with a wider stagnation in the quality of Governance globally is acting as a brake on Economic Openness and poses a risk to solving social challenges.

17 May 2019

UK to get a new experimental measure of poverty

Social Metrics Commission welcomes Government’s decision to start the process of adopting new official poverty measure. The measure was developed by the Commission and launched in September 2018, after three years of development.

30 April 2019

Ján Kuciak named as the recipient of the Legatum Institute’s Courage in Journalism Award

Investigative journalist was murdered in 2018 aged 27, following his reporting of corruption amongst leading businessmen in Slovakia, and their links with politicians and organised crime.

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