THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2020

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Regional Analysis

Middle East and North Africa: Slow progress over the past decade

16 November 2020

Sustained instability across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) means progress on prosperity since 2010 has been slow, and it has underperformed compared to the global av...

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16 November 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa is the third most improved region for prosperity since 2010, but it remains the weakest performing of all seven regions.

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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’. Su...

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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...

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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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