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Viacom-RIWI 2018 HIV/AIDS Study

To commemorate both World AIDS Day and the 20th anniversary of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, RIWI, in partnership with Viacom and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation recently conducted the Viacom-RIWI 2018 HIV/AIDS study. The goal of this 10-country survey was to determine awareness levels of HIV/AIDS around the world and find out if people […]

The Pessimism Index

Insight of the Week: November 26 2018 Americans and Brits are more concerned with the uncertainty of populism and Brexit than Syrians and Burmese are with the ongoing civil war and military crises happening within their borders. The US and the UK are two countries known for their seemingly unshakeable political and economic stability, but […]

Misperceptions of Health Effects of Marijuana

RIWI’s latest work on the public perceptions of the health effects of marijuana is highlighted in the October 2018 issue of Research World magazine, an ESOMAR publication. Written by RIWI’s Eric Meerkamper and Danielle Goldfarb, the article analyzes the impacts of disinformation many Canadians have internalized with regards to the recent nation-wide legalization of cannabis. […]

Peace Perceptions Poll Philippines Data Featured in Mindanao Gold Star Daily

Following the launch of the inaugural Peace Perceptions Poll, Filipino news source highlighted some key findings from the report, namely that “criminal violence and terrorism are top security concerns” for the over 1,000 Filipino respondents who took part in the study. Read the full article in Mindanao Gold Star Daily here. Learn more about the […]

Financial Times Chart of the Day: RIWI Trade Data

RIWI’s latest data on American perceptions of national trade policy was featured as the chat of the day by Financial Times. RIWI’s stable signal reiterates the sentiment that we may be in for a trade war that will last longer than most expect. Read the FT charticle here. To see the latest RIWI trade update, […]