RIWI at TEDxToronto 2019

RIWI Head of Global Research, Danielle Goldfarb, will be presenting at TEDxToronto on October 26, 2019. In preparation for the event, the TEDx team interviewed Danielle, discussing her biggest challenge, where she looks for inspiration, and what society needs to spend more time thinking about. Read the interview on tedxtoronto.com.

RIWI in Borderlex: How the internet has completely altered global trade

On June 13th, European trade policy news site Borderlex published an opinion piece by RIWI Head of Global Research, Danielle Goldfarb. The piece explains how the nature of global trade has changed because of the internet. Trade is no longer just about products being shipped across borders yet the measures we count on to make […]

We need to distinguish hype from reality in China disputes

Originally published in The Globe and Mail on June 2, 2019 Canadians aren’t the only ones glued to the NBA playoff finals this week. Fans in China are enjoying watching the Toronto Raptors on Chinese national television. The Raptors are an example of one of the many ways in which China is linked to Canadian […]

RIWI in the Globe & Mail: Measuring the Digital Economy

RIWI Head of Global Research, Danielle Goldfarb explains what we risk if the digital economy is improperly measured in a May 15th opinion piece in the Globe & Mail. Citing various learnings based on RIWI’s continuous and accurate predictive data, three primary takeaways are highlighted as ways the Internet has changed the global economy, but […]

RIWI China Sentiment Data Featured in POLITICO Pro

RIWI sentiment data from over 26,000 Chinese Web-users was featured in the May 15th POLITICO Pro newsletter. Read the full POLITICO analysis here. RIWI collects data in China on a continuous basis, tracking real-time events through citizen and consumer attitudinal and opinion data. See more of RIWI’s China data here.

RIWI Income Inequality Data: World Bank Development Impact Evaluation Blog

RIWI data on the topic of income inequality were featured as a topic of the World Bank’s Development Impact blog series on the job market, published December 4th, 2018 by Christopher Hoy of the Australian National University. This particular study was conducted in partnership with Oxfam, and the data were used for the annual Oxfam […]

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

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 this stability does not equate to the […]

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 […]