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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
10 December 2020

Legatum Institute launches new Race Equality Commission

The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the creation of a new Race Equality Commission, co-chaired by Baroness Philippa Stroud, CEO of the Legatum Institute, and Rev. Nims Obunge MBE DL. Building on the data and analysis available in the […]

30 November 2020

Government benefit changes protecting 700,000 people from poverty during Covid crisis

Our analysis shows that, at a time of crisis, Government action can protect many of those who are vulnerable to poverty

16 November 2020

Decisions that build prosperity and respect freedom and responsibility crucial to lead world through COVID

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, global prosperity stood at a record high, with 147 out of 167 countries seeing prosperity rise over the last decade, driven by improved health, education, and living conditions, and more open economies.

22 October 2020

Legatum Institute launches new Centre for UK Prosperity

The coming years represent a time of transition and opportunity for the UK. Never has it been more important for the country to ensure that it seizes the opportunity to build the pathway to prosperity.

22 September 2020

New report reveals improvements to Morocco’s labour market and domestic market contestability are key to boosting the country’s economy

The report reveals that prior to the COVID-19 crisis, Morocco ranked 72nd globally for Economic Openness, and 9th in the Middle East and North Africa region

14 July 2020

New report shows pre-covid U.S. prosperity had been rising but social capital had fallen

The updated and expanded United States Prosperity Index measures institutional, economic, and social wellbeing for the 50 states of the Union plus Washington D.C. and 829 counties across eight selected states.

1 July 2020

Latest report on UK poverty from Social Metrics Commission highlights 39% rise in deep poverty since 2000 – and says figure may increase further as result of coronavirus

The new report from the Social Metrics Commission emphasises the importance of looking beyond headline numbers of people in poverty to better understand the nature of that poverty, and provides a baseline to help understand the potential impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

4 June 2020

New report on Economic Openness in Colombia reveals major improvements to infrastructure, border facilitation, and legal system are key to boosting Colombia’s economy

Increasing its economic openness will be vital for Colombia’s success post-crisis, helping the country fulfil its potential as a regional leader and improve the lives of its citizens.

18 May 2020

Legatum Institute appoints Managing Director

New Managing Director will help the Legatum Institute achieve its ambitious vision

26 February 2020

Syrian journalist and activist Raed Fares receives 2020 Courage in Journalism Award

Raed Fares, the Syrian journalist and prominent activist who was fatally shot by armed gunmen in November 2018, is awarded the 2020 Courage in Journalism Award by the Legatum Institute.