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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
25 November 2018

Adopting a rules-based planning system will help solve the UK housing crisis

A new report published by the Legatum Institute together with Create Streets recommends a move towards a clear rules-based system to standardise planning approvals across the UK and build more and better homes more quickly

24 September 2018

CEE is a region at a cross roads – strategic choices made now will determine future growth

CEE countries’ GDP has risen to levels never before enjoyed, yet the validity of their growth models built on low cost labour is being brought into question; critical challenges of demographics, migration and digital disruption loom ahead.

17 September 2018

Social Metrics Commission launches a new measure of UK poverty

The Social Metrics Report 2018 marks the culmination of two years of sustained work. It outlines a new approach to poverty measurement for the UK and provides original analysis that demonstrates the fundamental changes to our understanding of poverty it creates.

24 July 2018

We must tackle the adolescent mental health crisis now if young people are to fulfil their vast potential

The UK should encourage greater parental involvement, support in schools and community-based networks for young people, drawing on the experience of Iceland, according to a new report by the Legatum Institute

20 June 2018

It is time to accept that the refugee crisis is the humanitarian challenge of our generation

The number of registered refugees has reached a record high. By mid-2017 there were an estimated 25.9 million refugees and asylum seekers in mid-2017 (including 5.3 million Palestinian refugees).

1 June 2018

Legatum Institute Foundation’s Charitable Status

LIF has proactively notified the Charity Commission of these false allegations and is sharing evidence to demonstrate how the activities of LIF are in line with relevant guideline

20 March 2018

Our Senior Fellow Danny Kruger takes up new senior advisory role in Government

Today we say goodbye to Danny Kruger MBE, who has been appointed as the Government’s new civil society tsar.

12 March 2018

Residents should take ownership of the Grenfell Tower Estate

  A new report from the Legatum Institute and Create Streets suggests: For too long the development and management of estates like the Lancaster West has been carried out without the local community having real power over the decisions that affect their […]

9 March 2018

Shanker Singham to leave the Legatum Institute for new role at the IEA

Mr Singham will start work at the IEA later this month

15 January 2018

Gisela Stuart and Sir Oliver Letwin to join the Legatum Institute as fellows

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