The Pew Research Center has released new survey results showing that Americans’ perception...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 8, 2013
At The Washington Post last week, Simon Denyer reported on the expansion of Beijing’s efforts to gather data on public opinion, both online and through surveys: [… T]he government is trying to understand public opinion on...
by Michael Zhao | Dec 13, 2007
Translated by CDT from People Online via sina.com: With skyrocketing housing and pork prices, inflation, not surprisingly, has topped the list of concerns in a recent survey of officials who are in Beijing attending a Party School study session. The survey, started in 1998, sent out 170 questionnaires and received 154 effective returns, covering a […]
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 29, 2005
From The Globe and Mail: For the big-city mayors, it should have been disastrous news. A poll had found their approval ratings below 35 per cent. Their honesty had been ranked even lower, with less than 16 per cent seeing them as incorruptible. In the West, these kinds of poll numbers would spell political death. […]
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