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 …

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, …