THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2020

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

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Executive Summary of the 2020 Prosperity Index

16 November 2020

The Legatum Institute’s 2020 Prosperity Index measures prosperity in 167 countries across the globe, which together contain 99.4% of the world’s population. Almost 300 cou...

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16 November 2020

In the decade prior to COVID-19, global prosperity had risen continuously, driven by people’s lived experience improving and by more open economies.

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16 November 2020

The Prosperity Index has been developed as a practical tool to help identify what specific action needs to be taken to contribute to strengthening the pathways from poverty to prosperity and to provide a roadmap as nations ch...

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16 November 2020

Although North America remains the most prosperous region, it is only slightly more prosperous than it was a decade ago, and Western Europe ...

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25 November 2019

The Inclusive Societies domain of the Prosperity Index captures the strengths and weaknesses of institutions, exploring the formal and infor...

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