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Russia, Ukraine & the Eurasia Region

As tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to tighten, we take a look at both countries — and the region — through a lens of IEP’s data-driven research.

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Violence costs, but peace has substantial economic benefits.

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Conflict

$14.4 trillion, to be precise. The consequences of violence amount to considerable direct and...

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The economic impact of violence to the global economy comes with a hefty price tag.
Global Peace Index 2021

Measuring peace in a complex world.

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Country focus: Poland 🇵🇱
Global Peace Index
January 13, 2022

Country focus: Poland 🇵🇱

With a low crime rate and falling levels of violent demonstrations, Poland rose an impressive nine places in the Global Peace Index and is now ranked...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on peace
Behind the news
January 13, 2022

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on peace

While it was initially thought that the pandemic would actually reduce violence around the world, this proved to be true for only some indicators of...

‘What happened on the Capitol Hill was predictable’, writes Steve Killelea

Countries pass through tipping points where a system shifts from one state to another. In hindsight, the election of President Trump was one such...

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