This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is the Institute for Economics and Peace. The Institute for Economics and Peace is a think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyze peace and to quantify its economic value. It does this by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analyzing country level risk andContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: Institute for Economics and Peace”
By: David J. Smith, June 1, 2017 This year’s Global Peace Index published by the Institute for Economics and Peace has been released. Since 2007, IEP has ranked the relative peacefulness of 163 countries covering over 99% of the world’s population. Major findings in 2017 include: The world slightly improved in peace last year but hasContinue reading “2017 Global Peace Index: U.S. Drops 11th Spaces to the 114th Least Peaceful Country, While the World Overall is Slightly More Peaceful”
By: David J. Smith, November 17, 2016 The Institute for Economics and Peace recently published the 2016 Global Terrorism Index. Click below for more information.