Leading Prosperity Science at the University of Utah

The process by which people in a region improve their economic, social, and political well-being.

Christensen, Ojomo, and Dillon
The Prosperity Paradox, 2019

We focus on integrating innovation and entrepreneurship with health enabling practices in pursuit of economic, social, and political well-being. Prosperity science is about discovering what makes this type of progress happen and ways to expand it.

The Center is a platform where faculty, staff, students, and partners advance and engage prosperity science to create capacity for improving life quality around the world by doing the following:

Engage in Prosperity Work

Mobilize expertise to produce sustainable solutions to elevate the prosperity of regions, communities, and individuals throughout the world.

Collaborate with Prosperity Partners

 Work with partners to translate prosperity science into real-world impact in the US and globally.

Create a Global Prosperity Network

Develop a global network of institutions that work together to achieve world-wide social, economic and health prosperity.

Lead Global Student Programs

Empower students to engage in prosperity work through innovative and transformative educational experiences.

Partner with Ensign Global

Support Ensign Global in becoming a premier higher education institution in West Africa that promotes prosperity work locally, regionally, and globally.

The Center aligns with the four organizing principles of the David Eccles School of Business:
entrepreneurial gritcontinuous curiosityempathetic global citizenship, and world impact.