Oct 20, 2014

Debate over inequality highlights sharp partisan divisions on the issue

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen addressed the issue of inequality in a speech last week, an issue on which there is a sharp partisan divide.

Sep 17, 2014

Americans have dim view of trade’s impact on jobs and wages

While 68% of Americans say trade is good for the country, they hold starkly different views than people in other countries around the world when it comes to the supposed benefits of international commerce: job creation and higher wages.

Sep 16, 2014

Most of the world supports globalization in theory, but many question it in practice

People across the globe are of two minds about globalization: in principle, most believe it’s good for their country; in practice many – especially those in advanced economies – are not so sure it’s good for them personally.

Sep 9, 2014

The countries most optimistic and pessimistic about their economic future

When it comes to how their economics will fare in the next year, the public is remarkably upbeat in a handful of nations and particularly pessimistic in a number of others.

Jul 24, 2014

Most of the world trusts Obama over Putin to ‘do the right thing’

Though it’s a different story in their own countries.

Jul 15, 2014

Which countries don’t like America and which do

Who likes Uncle Sam, who doesn’t and whose affections are evolving paints a pretty accurate road map of the overseas challenges facing Washington in the years ahead.

Jun 3, 2014

Less than half of Ukrainians support economic aid from the West

The Ukrainians’ lack of enthusiasm for economic aid comes at a time when their economic outlook is bleak.

Jun 2, 2014

Syria’s neighbors give Assad the thumbs down

Strong majorities of the publics in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian territories, Tunisia and Turkey and half the public in Lebanon voice a very unfavorable view of the embattled Syrian leader.

May 20, 2014

EU’s mood: A country by country tour

The latest survey results from seven European Union countries reveals a wide range of views across the region about the economy, the future and the EU itself. Just ahead of the parliamentary elections, here’s a tour of the sentiment expressed by the public in each nation.

May 12, 2014

Key takeaways from the European Union survey

Disillusion with EU seems to be ending, but Europeans still think EU doesn’t listen, is out of touch, intrusive and inefficient.