Publications

IEP publishes research results and policy recommendations on key issues surrounding peace, including the annual release of Global Peace Index discussion papers and results reports. All publications are publicly available and free to download.

2014 Global Peace Index Report

Institute for Economics and Peace - June 2014

The 2014 GPI Report analyses the state of peace around the world and identifies countries most at risk of becoming less peaceful.

Informe Baja California

Institute for Economics and Peace - June 2014

An in depth analysis of the state of peace in Baja California.

Informe Sinaloa

Institute for Economics and Peace - June 2014

An in depth analysis of the state of peace in Sinaloa.

The Economic Cost of Violence Containment

Institute for Economics and Peace - February 2014

A new methodology that calculates the cost of preventing and containing violence in over 150 countries.

2013 Mexico Peace Index

Institute for Economics and Peace - November 2013

The Mexico Peace Index explores the fabric of peace in all 32 states over the last decade.

Pillars of Peace

Institute for Economics and Peace - September 2013

Pillars of Peace is a new conceptual framework for understanding and describing the factors that create a peaceful society.

UK Peace Index Report

Institute for Economic & Peace - April 2013

The UK Peace Index explores the fabric of peace across the UK

Global Terrorism Index Report 2012

Institute for Economic & Peace - December 2012

The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) is the first index to systematically rank and compare 158 countries according to the impact of terrorism.

Violence Containment Spending in the United States

Institute for Economic & Peace - September 2012

Violence Containment Spending provides a new methodology to categorise and account for the public and private expenditure on containing violence.

United States Peace Index Report 2012

Institute for Economic & Peace - April 2012

The 2012 United States Peace Index (USPI) has found that the U.S. is more peaceful now than at any other time over the last twenty years.

Economic Consequences of War on the U.S. Economy

Institute for Economic & Peace - February 2012

The Economic Consequences of War on the U.S. Economy analyses the macroeconomic effects of U.S. government spending on wars and the military since World War II.

Measuring Peace in the Media 2011

Institute for Economics & Peace and Media Tenor - January 2012

For the second year, IEP and Media Tenor have jointly analysed global television networks’ coverage of peace and violence issues; it covers over 160,000 news items from 31 news and current affairs programs that air on four continents.

United States Peace Index

Institute for Economics and Peace - April 2011

The USPI report reveals that peace in the United States has improved since 1995 primarily driven by a substantial decrease in homicide and violent crime.

Measuring Peace in the Media

Media Tenor and Institute for Economics and Peace - October 2010

An analysis of global TV networks coverage of peace and violence issues using a fact-based approach which compares various measures from the Global Peace Index against Media Tenor’s database of global media.

Holding G8 Accountability to Account

Jeffrey Sachs, Earth Institute and Steve Killelea, IEP – September 2010

Jeffrey Sachs and Steve Killelea give a critical analysis of the G8’s internal accountability mechanism and the failure of the G8 to meet self determined deadlines for aid relief donations in Africa.

Annual Global Peace Index papers and reports

Each year when the Global Peace Index is released, IEP produces a discussion paper and a results report that provide an in depth analysis of the indicators of peace, global trends and the progress or regress of peacefulness at the national and international levels.

2014 Global Peace Index Report

Identifies countries most at risk of becoming less peaceful.

2013 GPI Report
Includes results, discussion, analysis and an updated methodology.
2012 GPI Report
Includes discussion, analysis and methodology.
2011 GPI Discussion paper
New Dimensions of Peace – Society, Economy and the Media.
2011 GPI Results Report
Methodology, results and findings.
2010 GPI Discussion paper
Peace, Wealth and Human Potential.
2010 Results Report
Methodology, results and findings.
2009 GPI Discussion Paper
Peace, it’s Causes and Economic Value.
2009 GPI Results Report
Methodology, results and findings.
2008 GPI Discussion Paper
The Study of Industries that Prosper in Peace – the ‘Peace Industry’.
2008 GPI Results Report
Methodology, results and findings.
2007 GPI Discussion Paper
Peace and Sustainability – Cornerstones to survival in the 21st Century.
2007 GPI Results Report
Methodology, results and findings.
 

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