CommentaryAugust 16, 2016

World’s Mind Made Up on US Presidential Race

Pew Research Center survey in 15 nations: Obama is tough act to follow, Clinton is more trusted than Trump

Multi-section ReportsAugust 9, 2016

Views on National Economies Mixed as Many Countries Continue to Struggle

Mood positive in China, India, Australia; big differences across EU

Multi-section ReportsAugust 2, 2016

Number of Refugees to Europe Surges to Record 1.3 Million in 2015

Recent wave accounts for about one-in-ten asylum applications since 1985

CommentaryJuly 22, 2016

The Immigration Crisis Is Tearing Europe Apart

Fear of terrorism, Muslims, and refugees is driving the parties of the right and left further apart than ever before.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 11, 2016

Europeans Fear Wave of Refugees Will Mean More Terrorism, Fewer Jobs

Sharp ideological divides across EU on views about minorities, diversity and national identity

CommentaryJuly 10, 2016

Europe still has love for America

Rising public anger and spread of populism around the Continent has not resulted in return of anti-Americanism.

Multi-section ReportsJune 29, 2016

As Obama Years Draw to Close, President and U.S. Seen Favorably in Europe and Asia

Few overseas confident that Trump can handle foreign policy

PublicationsJune 20, 2016

As Elections Near, Most Australians Trust Turnbull’s Handling of World Affairs

But many frustrated over climate change, economy and refugees

Multi-section ReportsJune 13, 2016

Europeans Face the World Divided

Many question national influence and obligations to allies, but share desire for greater EU role in global affairs

CommentaryJune 13, 2016

As Censorship Spreads Globally, Americans Stand Out for Support of Free Expression

Germany is far from the only country currently drawing ire from free speech advocates. Globally, threats to free speech are on the rise.

Multi-section ReportsJune 7, 2016

Euroskepticism Beyond Brexit

Significant opposition in key European countries to an ever closer EU

CommentaryJune 2, 2016

A vote for protectionism or free trade?

Special to Business Standard The future role of the United States in the world economy has been a recurring theme in the 2016 American presidential election. Republican candidate Donald Trump has called for a 45 per cent tariff on US imports from China. All of the leading presidential candidates from both parties have criticised the […]

CommentaryMay 23, 2016

Don’t listen to Donald Trump, the U.S. still values Europe

Why Europe should pay attention to the public sentiment that will shape America’s foreign policy after 2017.

CommentaryMay 17, 2016

American Isolationism, With a Very, Very Big Stick

Polls show that U.S. voters want to focus on domestic issues, and yet support for defense spending is at its highest level since 9/11.

InteractiveMay 17, 2016

Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2015

Explore origin and destination totals of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2015.

CommentaryMay 12, 2016

U.S. voters are suspicious of China

Asia-related issues have figured prominently in this year’s U.S. presidential primary campaign but most U.S. voters still believe that Europe is more important.

CommentaryMay 6, 2016

The United States: Divided in More Ways Than One

Polarization on trade, security and immigration hobbles the U.S. and its major parties, especially Republicans.

Multi-section ReportsApril 27, 2016

The Divide Over Islam and National Laws in the Muslim World

Varied views on whether Quran should influence laws in countries

CommentaryMarch 17, 2016

Choices by U.S. Voters Will Influence the World

The U.S. presidential campaign is dominated by global issues including trade, immigration and terrorism – and voters have mixed feelings.

CommentaryMarch 14, 2016

Terror’s electoral joker card

With an unstable public mood on both sides of the Atlantic, terrorism could prove a political wildcard in both the United States and in Europe in the months ahead.

CommentaryMarch 10, 2016

Are American Jews Turning Away from Israel?

Recent polling shows a growing divide.

PublicationsFebruary 23, 2016

Evaluating a New Proposal for Detecting Data Falsification in Surveys

Concern about data falsification is as old as the profession of public opinion polling. However, a new approach proposed by Kuriakose and Robbins (2015) to detecting falsification is concerning.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 22, 2016

Smartphone Ownership and Internet Usage Continues to Climb in Emerging Economies

But advanced economies still have higher rates of technology use

CommentaryFebruary 3, 2016

Will Europe and the United States Gang Up on China?

The test of whether to grant Beijing market-economy status may be an interesting clue as to the future of transatlantic relations.

CommentaryJanuary 29, 2016

American Fear of China Weighs on U.S. Election

Asia is once again on the minds of the leading U.S. presidential candidates and the American public. Americans’ negative views of China are as strong as they have ever been.

CommentaryJanuary 15, 2016

2016 Election: American Foreign and Economic Policy Views Presentation

This presentation examines Americans’ foreign and economic policy views in the context of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

CommentaryJanuary 5, 2016

It’s the Foreign Policy, Stupid

Presidential elections are almost always about the economy. 2016 is shaping up to be an exception.

CommentaryDecember 15, 2015

Do Muslims around the world really hate the United States?

There’s a lot of anger out there toward America, but in some predominantly Muslim countries the trend lines are improving.

CommentaryDecember 3, 2015

Asia’s pivotal role at the Paris climate talks

This year, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, individuals around the world overwhelmingly say they are concerned about global warming.

PublicationsDecember 3, 2015

Wide Ideological Divides on Most Major Issues as Venezuela’s Elections Near

Venezuelans not keen to embrace Maduro or Chávez’s legacy