Thursday, January 21, 2016

How Prosperity is Changing and Transforming Our World: The Legatum Prosperity Index




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since 2007 the world has become a more prosperous place however this year more
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than any other major threat to prosperity have emerged despite topping
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the index many of the Nordic countries are struggling to recover from the
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financial crisis and reduce unemployment by contrast unemployment in the UK data
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only 5.4% and employment among those with the lowest incomes has risen by 24%
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since 2009 ice this has taken over three waves of the Middle East the index shows
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that the priestly to this in many countries with the fragmenting of social
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bonds and going to fare in countries now partially controlled by Isis the
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build-up to the recent problems so employment fell by 13 percentage points
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and the number of citizens reporting serious worrying increased by 26
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percentage going in high risk countries such as Tunisia Morocco Q eight and
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Yemen there's been a 15 percentage points full in people's perceptions of
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social support and a nine percentage points fall in people who feel that they
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have the freedom to live their lives as they wish
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Europe faces an immigration crisis the migrant crisis is threatening european
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unity and it being manipulated by populist politicians counting hateful
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rhetoric where populism has risen
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we have seen a rise in intolerance only 44 percent of people in Hungary think
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the country is tolerant of immigrants despite this on the whole Europe is more
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tolerant than it ever being over 70% of people in the EU believe that their
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country is tolerant of immigrants perhaps as a result we are in danger of
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ignoring an equally serious immigration and refugee crisis in Africa their 2.7
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million internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of Congo alone
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unsurprisingly the DRC comes one hundred and thirty-seven in the index this year
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conversely countries at the top of the index provide that citizens with the
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things that are lacking for many people in the DRC ..."The most prosperous countries
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in the world
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provide opportunity and freedom today citizens protect them from violence and
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oppression and offer access to good education and health care...."
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unique insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world
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