Successful Peacebuilding: A summary of research findings

The Institute for Economics & Peace’ research program has demonstrated that efforts to build peace can and do show measurable results and lead to the successful reduction of violence and meaningful improvements in people’s lives.

Can Economic Conditions Explain the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS?

The number of ISIS foreign fighters is positively correlated with a country’s GDP per capita and its Human Development Index.

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Building Peace is More Difficult Than Destroying It

Countries with higher levels of Positive Peace not only have a reduced number of grievances that arise, they also have the ability to resolve emerging disagreements without the use of violence.

The 5 Countries that Improved Most in Peace

Four out of the five countries included are from sub-Saharan Africa. For 11 years, at least one sub-Saharan African country has been included in this list.

The World’s Most Peaceful Countries: 2018

These are the most peaceful countries in the world – all of their circumstances are unique.

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