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Mr Daniel Hyslop


Research Director at the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)

Daniel Hyslop is the Research Director at the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) where he coordinates research and manages IEP’s research team. An applied researcher focused on development studies, peace and conflict, and economics, he has led production of several years of the Global Peace Index report and several research projects on drivers and trends in peace and conflict and on the economics of conflict. He has worked in various multidisciplinary research and policy roles in political, university and government organisations.

While at IEP he has led consulting work with a range of intergovernmental organisations and think tanks including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Most recently, he worked on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2016 States of Fragility Report, a guidance and policy document on addressing violence and fragility. 

Previously, he worked in the Australian Public Service, was a research associate at a political affairs company in Sydney and was research fellow at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University where he studied the political economy of the Chinese health care system. He holds a Masters of Economics (Social Sciences) (First Class Honours) from Sydney University.