THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Regional Analysis

Asia Pacific: A wide spread

29 November 2017

Asia-Pacific is the fifth most prosperous of the world’s seven regions. Prosperity in the region has grown faster than any other in 2016-17, and is now close to the world av...

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29 November 2017

Material wealth, security, high quality services and a good environment are all important for prosperity. But people and relationships matter too. Societies in which people trust one another and where support is freely availa...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam have all seen rapidly rising prosperity over the past decade. However, investment in the fundamental roots of prosperity growth in Cambodia, Ind...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Most countries have seen their prosperity rise over the past decade, but their contributions to global prospe...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Four of the five countries with the largest prosperity gains in absolute terms between 2007 and 2016— Cambo...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:There is an old Māori proverb, he kai kei aku ringa – “There is food at the end of my hands.” It speak...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:In 2001 Jim O’Neill, then chief economist at Goldman Sachs, coined the f...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Countries like Yemen (149th) and Afghanistan (148th) demonstrate that deep...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Where else outside the developed Commonwealth do we see the emergence of s...

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