UK Peace Index just released

24th April 2013      Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to announce the launch of the United Kingdom Peace Index (UKPI), the first comprehensive measure of peacefulness across the UK. The UKPI is the second in a series of national peace indices released by the Institute for Economics …

Vision of Humanity : Peace Metrics Conference

  11th March 2013      Dear Friends and Subscribers, We have a particularly exciting research agenda and events calendar this year. While we are keeping a few things secret until later in the year, we are delighted to share with you an update on what has been keeping us …

Teaching and Researching Peace

7th September 2012 Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to share an update on the latest peace education materials and events from the Institute for Economics and Peace. Call for Submissions: Inaugural “Peace Metrics, Peace Economics, and the Role of Business” Conference The Institute for Economics and Peace and …

2012 Global Peace Index just released

Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI). The sixth edition of the index has found that the world, for the first time since 2009, is slightly more peaceful. The GPI ranks 158 countries using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators …

Peace is good for business & business is good for peace

Structures of Peace We are thrilled to release Structures of Peace, a research report produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace identifying key economic, political and cultural determinants that foster peaceful societies. Through an empirical and statistical analysis of the Global Peace Index, the report details eight key factors …

Structures of Peace: Identifying What Leads to Peaceful Societies

The Structures of Peace is a new conceptual framework for understanding and describing the factors that create a peaceful society. This conceptual framework has been derived from an empirical and statistical analysis of the Global Peace Index (GPI). Over 300 cross country datasets were used to define the key economic, …