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Pew works across the globe to conduct public opinion surveys on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. This work includes numerous major reports on topics such as attitudes toward American foreign policy, globalization, terrorism, and democracy.

Recent Work

July 21, 2021 Appendix: Political categorization

For this report, we grouped people into two political categories: those who support the governing political party (or parties) and those who do not. These categories were coded based on the party or parties in power at the time the survey was fielded, and on respondents’ answers to a question asking them which political party, […]

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July 21, 2021 Economic Attitudes Improve in Many Nations Even as Pandemic Endures

Despite an uptick in positive views of the economy in some places, many say that children will be worse off financially than their parents.

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July 21, 2021 Methodology

Results for the survey are based on telephone interviews conducted under the direction of Gallup and Langer Research Associates. The results are based on national samples, unless otherwise noted. More details about our international survey methodology and country-specific sample designs are available here. Results for the U.S. survey are based on data from the American […]

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July 21, 2021 Acknowledgments

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Shannon Schumacher, Research AssociateJ.J. Moncus, Research Assistant James Bell, Vice President, Global StrategyAlexandra Castillo, Research MethodologistAidan Connaughton, Research AssistantStefan S. Cornibert, Communications Manager Claudia Deane, Vice President, Research Kat Devlin, Research AssociateMoira Fagan, Research AnalystJanell Fetterolf, Senior ResearcherShannon Greenwood, […]

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June 30, 2021 Large Majorities Say China Does Not Respect the Personal Freedoms of Its People

Unfavorable views of China also hover near historic highs in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed.

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June 30, 2021 Methodology

Results for the survey are based on telephone interviews conducted under the direction of Gallup and Langer Research Associates. The results are based on national samples, unless otherwise noted. More details about our international survey methodology and country-specific sample designs are available here. Results for the U.S. survey are based on data from the American […]

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June 30, 2021 Acknowledgments

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals.    Laura Silver, Senior ResearcherKat Devlin, Research AssociateChristine Huang, Research Analyst James Bell, Vice President, Global StrategyAlexandra Castillo, Research MethodologistAidan Connaughton, Research AssistantStefan S. Cornibert, Communications Manager Claudia Deane, Vice President, ResearchMoira Fagan, Research AnalystJanell Fetterolf, Research AssociateShannon Greenwood, Digital […]

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