THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2016

Bringing Prosperity to Life

Regional Analysis

Europe: Prosperity is rising: Why is it uneven between Western and Eastern Europ...

03 November 2016

Europe has long been a region of stability and prosperity; its citizens are among the healthiest, wealthiest, and safest in the world. Globally, 15 of the top 20 countries are...

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03 November 2016

Britain is flourishing, helped by a world-class performance in transforming wealth into prosperity. However, prosperity created is not prosperity shared. The opportunity for flourishing is not open to all. Despite strong pros...

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03 November 2016

Rapid economic and social change breeds uncertainty and fear that populists can exploit.

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03 November 2016

In 2001 Jim O’Neill, then chief economist at Goldman Sachs, coined the famous acronym BRICs, referring to Brazil, Russia, India, and China...

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03 November 2016

Standing in Hull, it is hard to imagine the UK as the third-best deliverer of prosperity in the world. Walk through this northern city’s e...

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03 November 2016

A warning from ItalyLooking out across the chaotically corrupt Eternal City, Marcus Tullius Cicero gave vent to anger: “Exploiting the sta...

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