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The United States no longer makes the list of the 10 most prosperous countries in the world, according to a new study by the Legatum Institute. The Legatum Prosperity Index found that while prosperity increased globally, the U.S. fell to 12th place in its rankings. With less than a week to go before the U.S. presidential election, the report writes: As the race for the White House reaches fever pitch, the latest findings from the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index reveal that the American Dream is in jeopardy. In an unprecedented fall, America drops to twelfth position in the worldwide prosperity rankings – with weakening performance across five of the Index’s eight sub-categories.