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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
24 February 2021

FCDO needs strategic approach to transform the effectiveness of the UK aid budget

To genuinely support national development across the globe, what is needed is more than a new departmental structure – it is a shift of agenda.

24 February 2021

New framework for national transformation demonstrates vital role of leadership

Our report on How Nations Succeed was motivated by our desire to understand what specific actions have helped to sow the seeds of prosperity in developing countries. The recommendations are designed to provide leaders with a comprehensive framework for national transformation that is proven and effective.

18 February 2021

Legatum Institute publishes impact analysis of school re-opening decision

Covid-19 has fundamentally impacted all of us, and policymakers are now faced with an unenviable task of making choices on how to unwind restrictions in a way that balances significant health, economic, and social costs and benefits. Our research demonstrates that this difficult subject can be approached in an objective and structured fashion, so that decision makers can fully understand the complex issues at hand and the various costs and benefits of different courses of action.

15 December 2020

Legatum Institute develops holistic impact assessment tool to inform Government’s Covid-19 responses

The costs of the pandemic and the Government’s responses to it will have long-term consequences for the health, livelihoods, and wellbeing of individuals and families right across the UK. This means it is essential that policymakers are making decisions with the right tools and information at their disposal to understand the impact of the different options available.

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.