Jerusalem as Israeli capital: a spread disapproval

A spread disapproval of US President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is what emerges from a survey conducted by ORB International for GIA at the end of December 2017 to which some of the WIN members participated. Considering the interviewed countries, more than two thirds of the interviewed (71%) disagree with the proposal. Disagreement rises at 94% if we consider the…

Peru and Global Leaders: a view from Latin America

The Peruvian results for the Global Leaders survey (part of 2017 End of Year Survey and collected by WIN member Datum Internacional) show a very favourable view of the Pope: the Head of the Catholic Church has also the highest support in the Latin American region with 75% favour, and in the countries of the European Union (66%). In Peru, according to the net index (favourable…

How Spaniards look at world leaders

The world expressed their opinion on global leaders (read more here). What is the Spanish view? The classification, provided by Instituto DYM, varies in some cases, but not in its two major positions: the most positively valued leader is Pope Francis (net +57), as it receives a 74% approval and just a 17% rejection. After the head of the Catholic Church are left Macron (+27,…

Irish views on global leaders: a clear position towards Brexit

Irish people view Theresa May very unfavourably according to new research on world leaders from WIN, of which RED C is the Irish member. Only German citizens view her less favourable. Overall citizens of both countries see Theresa May very unfavourably, with 68% of the Irish regarding May unfavourably, and just 22% regarding her favourably. Among all EU countries covered, only Italy (net +8) and Poland (+14)…

Money can’t buy you happiness: one Italian in two is happy, despite Italy tops the list of economic pessimism

Doxa results from 2017 End of Year survey reveal a pessimistic scenario for Italy in relation to economic prosperity: those who expect a positive year for the economy of the country are in line with 2016 result (9%), while those who are most pessimistic towards next year’s prosperity show a slight increase (59% from last year’s 57%). The net hope barometer over the past 10…

End of Year Survey results: Happiness beyond Pessimism

About two-thirds (59%) of the world population declared they are happy. 2017 has been a tough year with political and economic instability around the world and this may have influenced personal lives. Nevertheless, the majority in all polled countries are happy. These are the resuts of the traditional End of Year Survey, initiated in 1947 and ongoing since then. The fieldwork this year was conducted in 55 countries worldwide in…

Global Leaders: Different perceptions from EOY Survey

Two years ago, just before he left office almost three in five (59%) of those polled throughout 65 countries around the world held a favourable view of US President Barack Obama. This year and having been in office for just over a year, President Trump does not poll so favourably – 30% holding a favourable view of him, 56% an unfavourable view. Meanwhile President Putin has gone from one in three (33%) viewing him favourably to 42%,…

APAC Regional conference in Dhaka

WIN organized its 2017 APAC Regional Meeting hosted by our Bangladesh member SRGB in the beautiful city of Dhaka. Our host Saidul Haq, the President/CEO of SRGB has organized it together with GIA and WAPOR APAC, of which SRGB is also a member. This year’s event differed slightly from previous years: APAC members of three associations exchanged ideas and shared our expertise in our fields of specialization. Important issues…

Insight Innovation: Produkt+Markt at Research & Results 2017

Insight Innovation and inspiring exchange for Produkt + Markt, our German member, at this year’s Research & Results trade show (end of October): just like last year, P+M experts went back to Munich to wow trade professionals with inspiring workshops and live demos of some of their market research tools. In case you missed the presentations around online communities, shopper insights and brands coming alive, there are download versions waiting for you. Read…