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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
27 October 2021

Perú a los 200: Plantean urgente necesidad de reformas políticas y judiciales

Confiamos en que el Perú pueda aprovechar este momento de crisis para iniciar un proceso de diálogo y conciliación que resulte en una política más consensuada y que haga posible la prosperidad de todos los peruanos.

27 October 2021

Peru at 200: Urgent need for political and judicial reforms

We trust that Peru can take advantage of this moment of crisis to initiate a process of dialogue and conciliation that results in a more consensual policy and that makes possible the prosperity of all Peruvians

28 September 2021

Ethiopia is at a “pivotal moment in its history” but there remain “substantial risks” for prosperity if Government were to pursue an “authoritarian political model”, says new report.

With a more open and inclusive economy and a stable political settlement, the report shows that over the coming decades, sustainable economic growth can take Ethiopia on a path to a solid upper middle-income status.

20 September 2021

Research showing impact of Universal Credit cut – 840,000 more people in poverty

New research from the Legatum Institute estimates the government’s Covid response policy, including a temporary £20 a week increase to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits and the suspension of the Minimum Income Floor (that applies to self-employed people claiming Universal Credit), has protected 840,000 people from poverty in Q2 2021.

4 August 2021

New Analysis on the “Red Wall” from the Centre for UK Prosperity

Levelling up agenda being held back by “adult skills crisis” and “lack of access to business loans” in Red Wall areas – not infrastructure – the UK Prosperity Index finds.

21 July 2021

The U.S. is well positioned to rebuild strongly post-pandemic but needs to address long-term issues impacting prosperity as well as effects of Covid

2021 U.S. Prosperity Index shows the key to unlocking greater prosperity lies in the potential for improvement in every state and county.

4 July 2021

UK Government benefit changes protecting 650,000 people from poverty

Our analysis shows that the UK Government’s investment in Universal Credit has provided vital support to protect many families from the economic fallout of the pandemic. Without this, many more families would be in poverty than is currently the case.

13 May 2021

Institute calls for levelling-up agenda to include societal aspects of prosperity

New Index reveals prosperity of every region and local authority in the UK

30 March 2021

Legatum Institute publishes review of schools re-opening decision

Analysis supports the basis for re-opening schools on 8th March, and suggests further relaxations can be made without reversing the decline in the severity of the pandemic

24 March 2021

Mexican journalist Maria Elena Ferral Hernandez is named recipient of the 2021 Courage in Journalism Award

Maria Elena was undoubtedly a beacon of hope in a county beset by violence. Her commitment to the truth, despite the ongoing personal cost, and her refusal to be intimidated speak volumes of her inner strength and courage

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