THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Spotlights

Governance: Strengthening around the world, mostly

29 November 2017

At its heart, Governance is a relationship between a nation’s people and those who lead them. The nature of a country’s Governance has a material impact on the economic an...

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29 November 2017

Latin America and the Caribbean is the third-highest ranking region in prosperity and one of four regions (on a population weighted basis) to increase its prosperity this year.

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:With literacy rates higher than 90 percent, improved democracy levels, large reductions in absolute poverty, and efforts to reduce inequality through ambitious social programmes, Latin America h...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Venezuela has seen the biggest decline in prosperity over the past decade, falling in all but two sub-indices...

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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 B...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Where else outside the developed Commonwealth do we see the emergence of strong society?

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Unlike any other region in the world, Latin American prosperity follows th...

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