Publications

Mount Pleasant Circus and Fleet Valley Gardens

Mount Pleasant Circus and Fleet Valley Gardens

What should a city look like? The Legatum Institute and Create Streets have published a research paper in response to the planned redevelopment of the Mount Pleasant site in Clerkenwell, one of the very few large open spaces left in central London.

What is Suburbia?
Events
What is Suburbia?
Beyond GDP: The True Roots of Prosperity
Events
Beyond GDP: The True Roots of Prosperity
Scotland Sends Europe’s Elites a Warning
Commentary
Scotland Sends Europe’s Elites a Warning
In Good Company: Re-evaluating the Legacy of the East India Company
Commentary
In Good Company: Re-evaluating the Legacy of the East India Company
Legatum Institute and the Slavery Supply Chain
News
Legatum Institute and the Slavery Supply Chain
2014 Charles Street Symposium—Call for Applications
News
2014 Charles Street Symposium—Call for Applications

Events

Failing Champion: How Moldova's European Chances Are Dwindling—and Why it Matters

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Oct

2014

Failing Champion: How Moldova's European Chances Are Dwindling—and Why it Matters

Coming Soon

16

Oct

2014

What is Suburbia?

22

Oct

2014

The Corruption of Capitalism: Britain’s Role

4

Nov

2014

Launch of the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index™

20

Nov

2014

Magna Carta—800 Years On

24

Nov

2014

Building for the Future?

26

Nov

2014

Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First

5

Dec

2014

Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium

15

Jan

2015

Rome’s Economic Revolution

Publications

The Lesson of John Key’s Victory: Keep the Faith

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

With a third election victory under his belt, Harriet Maltby, Government and Economics Researcher at the Legatum Institute, explains why the New Zealand Prime ...

Making the Headlines: The Divide Between Having Ideas and Reporting on Them is Dissolving

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Think tank policy papers are meant to be dry; their wonks more like politicised civil servants than hacks. But increasingly think-tanks are doing ...

Suburbia's Secret Slaves

Friday, September 19, 2014

Even the smartest neighbourhoods can hide victims of domestic slavery, writes Cristina Odone, Director of Communications at the Legatum Institute (Daily ...

Scotland Sends Europe’s Elites a Warning

Friday, September 19, 2014

Expect more political earthquakes across Europe, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum, at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

How the U.S. Can Help North Africa's Democracy Champion

Thursday, April 03, 2014

On April 4, Tunisia's Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa will meet with President Obama during an official visit to Washington, and will kick off the first session of ...

Burma's Senseless Census

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Next year, Burma will embark on its first census-taking process in more than three decades. It's an opportunity, but it's also a significant risk. On the one ...

Ukraine's Unfinished Revolution

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

KIEV - For Ukraine's far-right groups, the revolution is unfinished. Their politicians and paramilitary movements are continuing the hunt for enemies ...

Shoring Up the Fragile State

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Why do some democratic transitions work while others fail? The answer has less to do with formal institutions and politics than with the dynamics within ...

SEALed and Delivered in Libya

Monday, March 31, 2014

President Obama pulled off a master stroke this week. He deployed U.S. military force in support of an infant democracy that desperately needs our help. The ...

War of Words

Monday, March 31, 2014

The United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions on dozens of high-ranking Russians in retaliation for Moscow's seizure and annexation of ...

Videos

Looting Ukraine: The East, the West and the Corruption of a Country (Full Version)

Looting Ukraine: The East, the West and the Corruption of a Country (Full Version)

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 2) - with Nick Grono and Monique Villa

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 2) - with Nick Grono and Monique Villa

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 1) - with Frank Field MP and Professor John Oldfield

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 1) - with Frank Field MP and Professor John Oldfield