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Legatum Institute Appoints Matthew Elliott as a Senior Fellow

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

LONDON—The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Elliott as a Senior Fellow.

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New Zealand Announced as the Most Prosperous Country in the World in 2016 Legatum Prosperity Index™

Thursday, 3 November 2016

The 2016 Legatum Prosperity Index™ finds that New Zealand's unrivalled ability to turn its wealth into prosperity has put the country in 1st position in this 10th edition of the Index.

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UK Cities Are Rich—So Why Are Their Residents Not Prosperous?

Thursday, 13 October 2016

The Legatum Institute's newly-released 2016 UK Prosperity Index finds that UK cities are failing to turn their economic growth into better lives for people.

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Britain Could Be Out of the EU in Less Than Two Years, According to Ex-Ministers' Blueprint

Thursday, 29 September 2016

LONDON—Plans for a swift and straightforward British exit from the European Union have been drawn up by a group of senior former ministers and circulated to the Prime Minister and her key advisers.

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'Tough on Brexit, Tough On the Causes of Brexit’, Urge Leading Think Tanks

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

LONDON—A major new study published today has found the vote to leave the EU was part of a “deeper malaise” in British society, and calls on Theresa May to continue wide-ranging social reform to address the real causes of the Brexit vote.

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Baroness Philippa Stroud Appointed as CEO of the Legatum Institute

Monday, 12 September 2016

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, a leading London-based think tank, is delighted to announce that it has appointed Baroness Philippa Stroud as CEO to lead its mission to promote the ideas and policies that help individuals flourish and nations prosper.

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Legatum Institute Appoints Giles Dilnot as Director of Communications

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

LONDON—The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Giles Dilnot as Director of Communications.

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Britain Will Remain a Divided Nation Unless the Next Prime Minister Reaches Out to the ‘Have Nots’, Warns Two Top Think Tanks

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

LONDON—Two of the country’s leading think tanks, Centre for Social Justice and Legatum Institute, have warned the next Prime Minister that Britain will remain a divided nation unless he or she can truly understand why such a large part of the country has lost faith in mainstream politics.

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UK Risks Missing £1Trillion Exports Target, Warns Think Tank

Thursday, 16 June 2016

LONDON—The UK risks missing its target of increasing exports to £1trillion by 2020 unless it abandons its misplaced focus on boosting the number of SMEs who export their goods and services and instead concentrates on helping existing exporters build permanent footholds in new markets.

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Decades of Economic Growth Have Failed to Deliver Greater Levels of Prosperity for Many African Countries

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

LONDON—New Index reveals which countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have over and under-achieved in creating more prosperous societies given their levels of wealth.

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Winner of AIG Legatum Prize 2016 Unveiled

Monday, 21 March 2016

LONDON—The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, was presented last Thursday night to Irish student Kyle Moore for his proposal of a pan-EU ‘caring credits’ system.

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AIG Legatum Prize Reveals Five Shortlisted Entrants

Monday, 22 February 2016

LONDON—The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, has unveiled a shortlist of five finalists.

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Legatum Institute Appoints Lord O’Shaughnessy as a Senior Fellow

Thursday, 4 February 2016

LONDON—The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Lord (James) ​O’Shaughnessy as a Senior Fellow.

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The Legatum Institute Appoints Shanker Singham as Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, the international think tank based in London, has appointed Shanker Singham to the newly created position of Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies.

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Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Thursday, 5 November 2015

LONDON—Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

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Norway is the Most Prosperous Country in the World

Monday, 2 November 2015

LONDON—The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™ reveals Indonesia has made the most radical improvements since 2009 while the least prosperous countries are in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the seventh year running, Norway is the most prosperous country in the world.

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Scotland is More Prosperous than England According to a New Legatum Institute Study

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

LONDON—The Legatum Institute's new ‘Geography of Prosperity’ index finds Scotland is more prosperous than England based on average income per person along with how happy they feel.

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The Legatum Institute Congratulates Professor Angus Deaton on Nobel Prize For Economics

Monday, 12 October 2015

LONDON—The Legatum Institute is delighted that Professor Angus Deaton, Princeton University Professor of Economics and International Affairs has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics.

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The Legatum Institute Appoints Alexandra Mousavizadeh to its Senior Team

Friday, 11 September 2015

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, an international think tank and educational charity based in London, today announced the appointment of Alexandra Mousavizadeh as Director of Indices.

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The Legatum Institute Appoints Jane Siebels As a Trustee

Thursday, 20 August 2015

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, an international think tank and educational charity based in London, today announced the appointment of Jane Siebels to its board of trustees.

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The Legatum Institute Appoints Richard Briance As a Trustee

Monday, 11 May 2015

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, an international think tank and educational charity based in London, today announced the appointment of Richard Briance to its board of trustees.

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Economic Growth Alone Will Not Make Britain a More Prosperous Country

Thursday, 16 April 2015

LONDON—New poll for the Legatum Institute reveals health and public safety are more important to voters than rising GDP.

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The Legatum Institute Appoints Tim Montgomerie as Senior Fellow

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, the London-based international think tank, today announced the appointment of Tim Montgomerie as a Senior Fellow.

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English Votes for English Laws is “Incoherent” and Encourages Separatism, says Vernon Bogdanor

Monday, 10 November 2014

LONDON—Royal Commission needed to explore constitutional reform that will bring the United Kingdom closer together.


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Africa Prosperity Report Reveals an Increase in Economic Growth which is Still Not Translating to Shared Prosperity

Friday, 7 November 2014

KIGALI, RWANDA—The Africa Prosperity Report launched today in Kigali at the annual African Leadership Network conference confirms great successes across the continent in terms of Economy and Entrepreneurship & Opportunity.

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Norway Revealed as the Most Prosperous Country in the World

Monday, 3 November 2014

Norway is the most prosperous country in the world, closely followed by Switzerland and New Zealand, according to an international Index published by the Legatum Institute.

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Where is Ebola Going—and Why

Friday, 17 October 2014

LONDON—The 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index™ places Sierra Leone, the country worst effected by the Ebola outbreak, at the bottom (142nd) of 142 countries in terms of health. On indicators such as health spending and hospital beds per person, public health statistics in Sierra Leone are dismal.

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Boris Johnson On London’s Athenian Legacy—And Why It Is Under Threat

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

LONDON—Boris Johnson says London boasts the same political culture of freedom, tolerance, and intellectual experimentation enjoyed in 5th century Athens. But the capital city’s mayor urges Londoners and Britons to guard against “illiberal democracy” which threatens these Athenian virtues.

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The Legatum Institute Appoints Cristina Odone As Communications Director

Sunday, 1 June 2014

LONDON—The commentator and broadcaster Cristina Odone today joins the Legatum Institute Foundation (“Legatum Institute”), the global public-policy think-tank, as Director of Communications.