International understanding is increasingly important as the global marketplace grows, economies and financial systems become interconnected, and the rapid movement of ideas and trends through social media brings the world closer together.

Pew works across the globe to conduct public opinion surveys on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. This work includes numerous major reports on topics such as attitudes toward American foreign policy, globalization, terrorism, and democracy.

Recent Work

May 21, 2020 Methodology

The American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. The panel is being managed […]

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May 21, 2020 Acknowledgments

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Nida Asheer, Communications Associate James Bell, Vice President, Global Strategy Nick Bertoni, Panel Manager Alexandra Castillo, Research Associate Jeremiah Cha, Research Assistant Aidan Connaughton, Research Assistant Stefan S. Cornibert, Communications Manager Claudia Deane, Vice President, Research Kat Devlin, Research […]

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May 21, 2020 Americans Give Higher Ratings to South Korea and Germany Than U.S. for Dealing With Coronavirus

U.S. adults give high marks to South Korea and Germany’s pandemic responses. In contrast, most believe China has done an only fair or poor job.

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May 18, 2020 Methodology

To analyze legislators’ activity on Twitter, researchers obtained 1,366,349 public tweets from each of the 2,056 members of the national legislative bodies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and U.S. who had a Twitter account and posted at least once between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2019. The study includes legislators who were in […]

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May 18, 2020 Acknowledgments

This report is made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. It is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Primary researchers Kat Devlin, Research Associate Regina Widjaya, Computational Social Scientist Jeremiah Cha, Research Assistant Research team Patrick van Kessel, Senior Data Scientist Adam Hughes, Associate Director, Research Aaron Smith, […]

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May 18, 2020 For Global Legislators on Twitter, an Engaged Minority Creates Outsize Share of Content

Although most national officials use the platform, their posts receive only a small number of likes and retweets.

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May 12, 2020 In Taiwan, Views of Mainland China Mostly Negative

There is widespread support in Taiwan for increased economic and political ties with the U.S. While many are wary of stronger political ties with mainland China, about half would favor stronger economic relations.

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May 12, 2020 Methodology

About Pew Research Center’s Fall 2019 Survey Results for the survey are based on telephone interviews conducted under the direction of Kantar Public UK. The results are based on a representative sample of adults in Taiwan. More details about our international survey methodology and sample designs are available here. Country: Taiwan Year: 2019 Survey: International […]

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