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Peace is a useful proxy for progress – in many ways, the factors associated with a peaceful environment also underpin the conditions which enable human potential to flourish. By deepening our understanding of peace, we can advance our broader understanding of the social, economic, cultural and political factors that enable both peace and human development.
Research conducted by the Institute for Economics and Peace has shown peace is associated with particular social, economic, cultural and governance structures and institutions. The presence of these formal and informal structures and institutions tend to be associated with more peaceful environments; they can be interdependent and operate in a virtuous or vicious cycles.
Pillars of Peace
Recently released IEP publications2015 Mexico Peace Index Report analyses the fragile state of peace in Mexico and identifies the social, economic and political factors that are associated with it.
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