THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2016

Bringing Prosperity to Life

Regional Analysis

Latin America: A decade of prosperity gains about to disappear?

03 November 2016

With literacy rates higher than 90 percent, improved democracy levels, large reductions in absolute poverty, and efforts to reduce inequality through ambitious social programm...

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03 November 2016

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

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 be the biggest contributors to...

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03 November 2016

Where else outside the developed Commonwealth do we see the emergence of strong society?

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03 November 2016

Unlike any other region in the world, Latin American prosperity follows the economic cycle. When economies are booming, so too is prosperity...

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