Assessing State Resilience: How Nations Survive Economic and Environmental Shocks By Michael Shank CSIS[WEBSITE VERSION] June 12, 2012
Michael Shank, vice president for the Institute for Economics and Peace, discusses the findings of the 2012 Global Peace Index and the 2012 Positive Peace Index at CSIS headquarters in Washington DC. Shank discusses how these tools, which measure negative and positive peace, respectively, can be used to assess nation-state resilience and risk as well as monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of foreign aid and development projects and US interventions. Video courtesy of CSIS.
Question by US Congressman Garamendi's Chief of Staff Chic Dambach: What Should Congress Do With Peace Indexes? Answer by Michael Shank CSIS[WEBSITE VERSION]
Question by International Crisis Group's Mark Schneider: Is 20-Year Strategic Planning Possible in Washington? Answer by Michael Shank CSIS[WEBSITE VERSION]
Question by Global Solutions Staffer: Why Should American Citizens Care About Global Peacekeeping? Answer by Michael Shank CSIS[WEBSITE VERSION]