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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
29 October 2013

2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™

Norway leads the world for the fifth year in a row as the Legatum Institute launches its 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™, a unique and robust annual assessment of global wealth and wellbeing, which benchmarks 142 countries around the world in eight distinct categories.

9 October 2013

Russia: A Postmodern Dictatorship?

A discussion and livestream to introduce the first in a series of papers commissioned jointly by the Legatum Institute and Institute of Modern Russia to analyse the challenges of transition in the former Soviet Union, with Pavel Khodorkovsky, Peter Pomerantsev and Anne Applebaum.

10 March 2013

Five Traps for Putin

Vladimir Putin has been president of Russia for 13 years. Thanks to his reinterpretation of the constitution, he may remain president for a further eleven years, until 2024.

5 November 2012

2012 Legatum Prosperity Index™

The 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index™ incorporates traditional economic measures of prosperity with measurements of wellbeing and life satisfaction. Indeed, it remains the only global index to provide an empirical basis for the intuitive sense that true prosperity is a complex blend of income and wellbeing

5 November 2011

2011 Legatum Prosperity Index™

The 2011 Legatum Prosperity Index™ provides the world’s only global assessment of prosperity based on both income and wellbeing. Our purpose is to promote a holistic understanding of national prosperity by providing a framework for its measurement that will be useful to policymakers, scholars, and the globally curious.

5 November 2010

2010 Legatum Prosperity Index™

We are pleased to introduce the 2010 Legatum Prosperity Index™, the world’s only global assessment of wealth and wellbeing. The Index provides a framework for assessing global prosperity that we hope will be of use to policymakers, scholars, businesses, and the globally curious for years to come

4 November 2009

2009 Legatum Prosperity Index™

Following a turbulent year marked by a global economic crisis, the Legatum Prosperity Index seeks to answer these two fundamental questions. It defines prosperity as both wealth and wellbeing, and finds that the most prosperous nations in the world are not necessarily those that have only a high GDP, but are those that also have happy, healthy, and free citizens.

5 November 2008

2008 Legatum Prosperity Index™

The 2008 Legatum Prosperity Index is the result of an investigation into the various factors that promote prosperity in nations. Recent research advances have made it possible to compare not only the material wealth but also the life satisfaction of people in countries worldwide.

4 November 2007

2007 Legatum Prosperity Index™

The 2007 Legatum Prosperity Index combines more than 70 variables into 20 key indicators in order to rank countries, based on the degree to which the actions of their people and governments drive or restrain the creation of well-rounded prosperity.

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