The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a global vision: to see all people lifted out of poverty.

Our mission is to create the pathways from poverty to prosperity, by fostering Open Economies, Inclusive Societies and Empowered People.

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The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a global vision: to see all people lifted out of poverty. Our mission is to create the pathways from poverty to prosperity, by fostering Open Economies, Inclusive Societies and Empowered People.

We do this in three ways:

Our Centre for Metrics which create indexes and datasets to measure and explain how poverty and prosperfty are changing.

Our Research Programmes which analyse the many complex drivers of poverty and prosperity at the local, national and global level.
Our Practical Programmes which identify the actions required to enable transformational change.

The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a global vision: to see all people lifted out of poverty. Our mission is to create the pathways from poverty to prosperity, by fostering Open Economies, Inclusive Societies and Empowered People.

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16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: United States Case Study

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16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: United Kingdom Case Study

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16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Economic Openness: Romania Case Study

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Commentary

16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

Meet the Working Group Members for the Global Index of Economic Openness

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16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

The Global Index of Economic Openness Methodology Report

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Report

16 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

2019 The Global Index of Economic Openness Country and Pillar Profiles

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20 May 2019

Cultural Transformation

David Brooks to speak at the Legatum Institute

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17 May 2019

Global Index of Economic Openness

International Launch: Global Index of Economic Openness

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29 April 2019

Inclusive Societies

The Legatum Institute Courage in Journalism Award event

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