March 23, 2011
NEW STUDY: REDUCTIONS IN VIOLENCE, INCREASE IN PEACE IN THE U.S., COULD YIELD HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS TO U.S. ECONOMY
RELEASE OF UNITED STATES PEACE INDEX, FIRST-EVER RANKING OF STATES FROM MOST TO LEAST PEACEFUL
Index Reveals Factors Related to Education, Health and Opportunity Strongly Correlate with Levels of Peace
WHAT: A briefing hosted by the Institute for…
The 2010 Democracy Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has just been released.
It shows a decline in democracy over the last 2 years. The Index correlates well with the Global Peace Index but one of its sub-components, the well-functioning of government, correlates even strongly with peace.
The EIU states "Problems in the functioning of democracy in leading Western states diminish the scope for credible external democracy promotion. The…Continue
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