Western Europe: Leading the way as American prosperity declines

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In 2017, Western Europe became the most prosperous region in the world, with its nations holding seven of the top 10 ranks. However, this result did not come from gains in its prosperity - in fact, Western European prosperity remained broadly constant this year, but North America fell a fraction behind into second place.
Western Europe: Leading the way as American prosperity declines :: Legatum Prosperity Index 2017
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