Tag: economy

Where does your country land in the Legatum Prosperity Index?

A “Prosperity Index”? The Legatum Institute just published its 2012 Prosperity Index which ranks 142 countries in the world along 8 different factors: Economy Entrepreneurship & Opportunity Governance Education Health Safety & Security Personal Freedom Social Capital In this latest ranking, the top

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Economic inequality harms societies especially USA in many ways

This TED talk recorded in July 2011, by Richard Wilkinson, provides compelling research data (from UN and World Bank) on how income inequality within rich and developed countries (particularly USA) damage societies along many dimensions. According to his data, Singapore, USA and Portugal are

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