Measuring Social & Economic Factors that Develop a More Peaceful Society _ by Peace Day Philly, Africa Center University of Pennsylvania, UPenn School of Social Policy and Practice


Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Penn University, 3718 Locust Walk, McNeil Building, Room 286-7,
Philadelphia , PA
United States

Michelle Breslauer of the Institute for Economics and Peace will return to Philly to share the Global Peace Index and other tools used to measure peace. Learn about relationship between peace, business and prosperity, and gain a better understanding of the cultural, economic and political factors that drive peacefulness.

The Institute for Economics and Peace is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human well-being and progress. IEP produces the Global Peace Index, national peace indices such as the US Peace Index, the Pillars of Peace framework, and analysis of the economic impact of peace.

About the Speaker:
Michelle Breslauer represents the programs of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in the Americas, including IEP’s US-focused research. Michelle has significant experience managing complex communication strategies on an international scale. She has also consulted for various humanitarian initiatives. She presents frequently to groups working in academia, policy, and international development, and has completed research around social capital and urban development. She holds a master’s degree from The London School of Economics and a bachelor’s in International Affairs from the American University of Paris.

For additional information, contact Anastasia Shown at: [email protected] 



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Video overview for the U.S. PEACE INDEX

Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly™ 2013