December 19, 2012

Slideshow: World Trends in 2012

China Seen as World’s Leading Economy

The Obama era has coincided with major changes in international perceptions of American power – especially U.S. economic power. The global financial crisis and the steady rise of China have led many to declare China the world’s economic leader, and this trend is especially strong among some of America’s major European allies. A median of just 36% across 14 countries say the U.S. is the economic leader. READ THE REPORT