Peace – how do we measure it?

The question of how to measure development and human well-being has attracted the attention of economists, policy-makers, researchers, and other social scientists for decades. For example, the Human Development Index produced by the United Nations seeks to measures a country’s achievements in three specific areas: living standards, health, and education.

But what about peace? How do we measure peace?  This article from Eduardo da Costa, Rotary Peace Fellow and Peace Ambassador for the Institute for Economics and Peace provides an insight.  This page will open in a new tab