Our Expertise

IEP has built a reputation for being a trusted advisor on economic, financial and attitudinal data for international development. High-profile peace and data consulting clients including the United Nations, World Bank, OECD and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT). The Institute’s highly trained researchers, data scientists and communications experts are skilled in parsing complexity and transforming findings into actionable insights.

The Institute is an independent, not-for-profit charitable organisation with 501(c)(3) status in the United States. IEP’s research regularly features in leading international media publications including the Guardian, the Economist, Huffington Post, Washington Post, CNN, and the BBC. Its core research reports are available for download and aggregate data is provided freely for non-commercial purposes. Commercial licenses are available for purchase. 

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Quantitative research and analysis

Data generation

Index development

Communications and advocacy

Peace and conflict research

Peace and data consulting

Evidence – Technical Data Consultancy & Data Driven Research. In the age of information, the value of sound, independent, evidence based research is ever increasing. IEP offers a flexible and transformative approach that brings data to life for its clients. 

Metrics – Composite Indices are an effective advocacy tool that combines data into one standard measure. This enables policy makers to track changes over time. Example of composite indices produced for clients include the Commonwealth’s Youth Development Index, the Normandy Peace Index, and the OECD States of Fragility Report. 

Inform – Utilising more than 10 years of experience, IEP has the ability to transform complex research into actionable insight. Through use of descriptive statistics, data visualisation and clear writing, IEP prides itself as a world leader in actionable research insight.

Action – IEP is committed to making a positive change. Since 2013 it has developed a series of face to face and online training packages to help achieve our ambitious aim of training one million people in Positive Peace.

For more information on our consulting services, please download our Peace + Data Consulting brochure. To discuss a project, please contact IEP’s Director of Research Dr. David Hammond here