THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2020

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Spotlights

The principles of prosperity at a moment of global crisis

16 November 2020

We are launching this year’s Legatum Prosperity Index at an extraordinary moment in time. Across the world, COVID-19 is dominating our political, economic, and social debate...

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16 November 2020

Highlighting important changes in Prosperity from around the globe. Estonia (21st)

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16 November 2020

Almost two decades ago, the then-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair infamously described Africa as a ‘scar on the conscience of the world’. Such rhetoric reflected a persistent — and pernicious — characterisation of the con...

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16 November 2020

Forging a strong social contract is integral to successful national socio-economic development. The extent to which governments are able to ...

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16 November 2020

Establishing the conditions required for sustained economic growth is a colossal undertaking for any nation. However, such growth has been p...

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16 November 2020

The process of national development entails more than GDP growth. For nations to truly succeed, they must create the socio-economic conditio...

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25 November 2019

The Inclusive Societies domain of the Prosperity Index captures the strengths and weaknesses of instituti...

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25 November 2019

Prosperity is much more than material wealth; it also encompasses welfare, security, freedom, and opportu...

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25 November 2019

The Prosperity Index captures the quality of people’s lived experiences and the features that enable in...

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