The Institute advances grassroots social science to inform community and regional planning.

Social Fieldwork Research Teams

Cooperative social fieldwork research teams emerge informally through practice and experience. Social fieldwork teams are comprised of locals and professionals supporting research in their place-based communities. The focus of research is to support good decisions on issues urgent or long…


Mission | Vision

Mission Statement Economics for Peace Institute, a nonprofit, works globally through education, research and economic development to build peace, foster sustainability, and restore the Earth’s natural systems. The Institute’s work is measured by local people for its social benefits, its…


Who We Are

Who is “we”? The Institute relies on volunteers most of whom are epiAssociates including our board of directors – past and present. Many individuals have advised and contributed of their time or financially to guide a way forward to fulfill…


Visit Website of the Guild for Social Fieldwork

The Guild for Social Fieldwork is an initiative of Economics for Peace Institute to network practitioners and share resources. Starting in 2023, Economics for Peace Institute will offer membership in the Guild. If the initiative is a success, the Guild…


| epi | Partners and Sponsors

List forthcoming. For now, we highlight our restart with a solid base for place-based research through the goodwill of the Chimacum Grange in Washington. Chimacum Grange partnership in view of possibly partnering with Granges across the country To prepare for…


| epi | Timeline and Milestones

Economics for Peace Institute was founded in 2008 in Cortez, Colorado with support of Generosity Exchange and Mitchell Toms and founding Board Members Susan Teitelmann and Dorothy Rupert. Dorothy provided access to her office on the Pearl Street Mall in…


| epi | Projects Overview

Our current projects center on outreach. A strategic set of tasks is shown below. You are welcome to join in. We are a volunteer-driven organization. We use video calls and a kanban board to keep organized and coordinate our synergistic…

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