Aidan Connaughton

Former Research Analyst

Publications
report | Aug 11, 2022

Partisanship Colors Views of COVID-19 Handling Across Advanced Economies

A median of 68% across 19 countries think their country has done a good job dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, with majorities saying this in every country surveyed except Japan. However, most also believe the pandemic has created greater divisions in their societies and exposed weaknesses in their political systems – and these view are especially common in the U.S.

report | May 25, 2022

What Do Americans Know About International Affairs?

Older Americans, those with more education and men tend to score better on our 12-question quiz about international knowledge. Republicans and Democrats have roughly the same levels of international knowledge, while conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats tend to score better than their more moderate counterparts.

report | Oct 13, 2021

Diversity and Division in Advanced Economies

Wide majorities in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed say having people of many different backgrounds improves their society, but most also see conflicts between partisan, racial and ethnic groups.

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