Nov. 12, 2014

Unrest in the Middle East taking a toll on people’s outlooks

The pervasive conflicts that have gripped the Middle East over recent years have also taken a serious toll on the outlook of people across the region.

Oct. 30, 2014

When it comes to happiness, money matters

The different direction of economic fortunes since the Great Recession has had a major impact on life satisfaction in countries around the world.

Oct. 10, 2014

China’s government may be communist, but its people embrace capitalism

China’s incredible economic expansion has led the Chinese to be overwhelmingly happy with their economic situation and optimistic about their future, but there are underlying complaints about inflation, inequality and corruption.

Aug. 4, 2014

U.S., China compete to woo Africa

Neither world power has a clear advantage when it comes to the hearts and minds of people in Africa.

Jul. 16, 2013

Mexican public favors military use, U.S. aid to fight drug cartels

Jul. 9, 2013

Many Venezuelans want better relations with the U.S.

A plurality of Venezuelans (44%) prefer to have a closer relationship with the U.S. than existed during the presidency of Hugo Chavez.

Jun. 27, 2013

Obama seeks to improve economic ties with South Africa as China edges in