THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Regional Analysis

Why is populism stirring beneath the surface of Europe’s growing prosperit...

03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Rapid economic and social change breeds uncertainty and fear that populists can exploit.

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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 famous acronym BRICs, referring to Brazil, Russia, India, and China. He predicted that by 2050 these four economies would...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index: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 estates and you are struck by a deep-rooted poverty of ...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:A warning from ItalyLooking out across the chaotically corrupt Eternal City, Marcus Tullius Cicero gave vent ...

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