Survey report

Fear, Frustration, and Faith: Americans Respond to the Coronavirus Outbreak

Daniel A. Cox, Jacqueline Clemence, Karlyn Bowman April 2, 2020

The March 2020 American Perspectives Survey finds that young people are most likely to have hoarded supplies and reveals a large partisan divide in opinions on how the federal government and Donald Trump handled coronavirus. Continue Reading →

Blog

Millennials and Baby Boomers Are Not at Odds Over Coronavirus

Daniel A. Cox March 20, 2020

When it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, younger and older Americans are not responding so differently. Continue Reading →

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Hating Donald Trump Won’t be Enough For Democrats to Win

Daniel A. Cox March 3, 2020

If Democrats plan to coast by on public antipathy alone, they could be in for a rude awakening. Continue Reading →

Poll: Majorities of Democrats, independents say US spends ‘too little’ on education, health care

scalstage February 24, 2020

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Younger Christians Care Less About Their Partner’s Religious Beliefs

Daniel A. Cox February 13, 2020

Younger Christians are much more comfortable than older Christians with the idea of dating someone who does not share their views about God. Continue Reading →

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Dating Across the Aisle is Difficult in the Age of Trump

Daniel A. Cox February 10, 2020

It’s not surprising that Trump has intruded into our dating lives. Through social media, news coverage, and a barrage of controversial comments, Trump is a feature of American public life. Continue Reading →

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Partisan Attachment: How Politics is Changing Dating and Relationships in the Trump Era

Daniel A. Cox, Jacqueline Clemence, Eleanor O'Neil February 6, 2020

The January 2020 American Perspectives Survey explores dating and relationships. Abortion and Donald Trump are key dating dealbreakers for many Americans. Continue Reading →

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Hidden Identity: When Americans Decide to Keep Their Religious Background to Themselves

Daniel A. Cox January 7, 2020

For many Americans, religion is a fundamental part of who they are. But for many other Americans sharing religious beliefs with others is not as easy. Continue Reading →

Commentary

Millennials are Leaving Religion and Not Coming Back

Daniel A. Cox, Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux December 12, 2019

Millennials are more likely to say they they have no religion as they are to identify as Christian, as evidence mounts that today’s younger generations may be leaving religion for good. Continue Reading →

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The Decline of Religion in American Family Life

Daniel A. Cox, Jacqueline Clemence, Eleanor O'Neil December 11, 2019

The November 2019 American Perspectives Survey reveals that young people may not be to blame for the decline in religious affiliation even though they report being raised in less religious households than their parents. Continue Reading →

Survey Reports

Generation Z and the Transformation of American Adolescence Cover Image

Daniel A. Cox, Kelsey Eyre Hammond, Kyle Gray
November 9, 2023

Generation Z and the Transformation of American Adolescence: How Gen Z’s Formative Experiences Shape Its Politics, Priorities, and Future

This report explores the foundational differences between American generations through their formative adolescent experiences. Continue Reading →

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Daniel A. Cox, M. Anthony Mills, Ian R. Banks, Kelsey Eyre Hammond, Kyle Gray
September 28, 2023

America’s Crisis of Confidence: Rising Mistrust, Conspiracies, and Vaccine Hesitancy After COVID-19

America is experiencing a crosscutting crisis of expertise and scientific distrust accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic that poses significant challenges to democratic debate and public decision-making Continue Reading →

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Daniel A. Cox, Brent Orrell, Kyle Gray, Jessie Wall
September 14, 2023

The Social Workplace: Social Capital, Human Dignity, and Work in America, Volume II

The Social Workplace, Volume II examines Americans’ expectations and experiences surrounding work, the workplace, and key job-related priorities such as pay and interpersonal connections. Continue Reading →

An empty debate stage featuring red and blue podiums below a stage light face an audience of nearly-empty seats.

Daniel A. Cox, Ruy Teixeira
June 29, 2023

The 2024 Presidential Election: Evolving Political Coalitions and Familiar Partisan Divisions

Ahead of the 2024 presidential election, the AEI Survey Center on American Life conducted a national survey of Americans that explored a wide range of political attitudes, current voting preferences, and perceptions of the political parties. Continue Reading →