We encourage students and researchers to use The Fragile States Index data in their research endeavors.

Please note that students and bona fide researchers do not require special permission to use Fragile States Index data or maps for non-commercial use.

If you have a question regarding the Fragile States Index, please first review our sections on our Methodology, the Indicators, and also our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still have a question regarding the Index, you my contact us using the form below.

Please understand that we receive a high volume of requests for information from students and researchers, and despite our best efforts, cannot always respond to all inquiries.

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