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Economics & peace
As well as causing high levels of human suffering, violent conflict carries with it a substantial global financial impact. Peaceful societies allow for strong financial growth, while peace itself can act as a good predictor of a country’s future performance. This month, find out just why peace is a good predictor of economic success, get the numbers behind the global economic impact of violence, and view ten years of peace data.
Geneva Peace Week: New measurements for inclusive peacebuilding. Join the Institute for Economics and Peace, UNESCO, and Interpeace for a discussion about achieving peacebuilding goals. Register now to join the discussion on Friday 9 November, 2018.
Peace: a good predictor of economic success. In this new report, we analyse the relationship between the economic performance of a country and its levels of peace. The major finding of this Business & Peace report is that peace acts as a good predictor of a country’s future performance in a number of macroeconomic indicators.
Making peace profitable: IEP’s Steve Killelea joined Dr Henk-Jan Brinkman, Frank Heemskerk and H.E Lamberto Zannier for a panel discussion as part of the Carnegie Peacebuilding Conversations held in the The Hague. The esteemed panel discussed how peace can be made profitable, and sustainable paths to investing in a more peaceful world.