Majorities of adults in 18 of 24 countries surveyed this spring rate their nation’s economic situation poorly.
After two of the largest U.S. banks collapsed in March, some have started to wonder if a new widespread banking crisis is coming.
Black Americans view capitalism more negatively than positively but express hope in Black businesses
In an August 2022 survey, 54% of Black adults said they had a very or somewhat negative impression of capitalism, up from 40% in May 2019.
Amid rising inequality, many Americans feel that the U.S. economic system is unfair and generally favors powerful special interests.
Dissatisfaction with the functioning of democracy is linked to concerns about the economy, the pandemic and social divisions.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Despite improvements in recent decades, the former East Germany trails the former West on several important economic measures.
Read key takeaways from a new survey that explores European attitudes three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
Thirty years ago, a wave of optimism swept across Europe as walls and regimes fell, and long-oppressed publics embraced open societies, open markets and a more united Europe. Three decades later, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that few people in the former Eastern Bloc regret the monumental changes of 1989-1991.
For many, “socialism” is a word that evokes a weakened work ethic, stifled innovation and excessive reliance on the government. For others, it represents a fairer, more generous society.