With global survey research, it's important to understand what people are thinking about the subject we're studying. Focus groups help address this.
Read six noteworthy trends in global public opinion, drawn from our newly updated Global Indicators Database.
The claim by Kuriakose and Robbins (2015) that there is widespread falsification in international surveys is clearly concerning. However, an extensive investigation conducted by Pew Research Center finds the claim is not well supported.
James Bell, Director of International Survey Research for the Pew Research Center, explains the methodology used by the Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project to assure the quality and accuracy of surveys conducted abroad.