Shannon Schumacher is a research associate focusing on global attitudes research at Pew Research Center.
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U.S.-German Relations on the Mend as New Leadership Takes Hold
Germans and Americans have both become more skeptical of China.
Citizens in Advanced Economies Want Significant Changes to Their Political Systems
Dissatisfaction with the functioning of democracy is linked to concerns about the economy, the pandemic and social divisions.
Germany and Merkel Receive High Marks Internationally in Chancellor’s Last Year in Office
Germany’s pandemic response and its role in the EU are also rated positively.
Merkel will end her tenure in office as a leader who was internationally popular during tumultuous times
During Merkel’s tenure, Germans have generally had more favorable views of their economy than other Europeans and Americans had of their own.
Economic Attitudes Improve in Many Nations Even as Pandemic Endures
Despite an uptick in positive views of the economy in some places, many say that children will be worse off financially than their parents.
Many Western Europeans think mandatory voting is important, but Americans are split
Around two-thirds of adults in Germany, France and the UK say it is important for their national government to make voting compulsory.
Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic Continues
Most would welcome government-sponsored job training and other interventions.
Many in U.S., Western Europe Say Their Political System Needs Major Reform
In the U.S., concerns about political corruption are especially widespread. Two-in-three Americans agree that the phrase “most politicians are corrupt” describes their country well.
In their own words: What Americans think about China
Americans’ opinions of China have soured in recent years. But what are Americans thinking about when they say they have a negative view of China?
Americans and Germans Head Into 2021 With Divergent Opinions on Transatlantic Alliance
As the U.S. and Germany prepare to gain new leadership, their relationship remains unbalanced in the minds of their citizenries. Americans see Germany as a partner on many foreign policy issues, but Germans mostly do not.
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