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September 2020 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: September 11–21, 2020

 

AEI COVID 19 & American Life Survey
Interview Dates: May 21 – June 5, 2020

 

March 2020 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: March 26–30, 2020

 

January 2020 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: January 13–15, 2020

 

November 2019 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: November 13–14, 2019

 

Indiana Community and Civic Life Survey
Interview Dates: October 7–30, 2019

 

American Community and Civic Life Survey
Interview Dates: October 7–22, 2019

 

September 2019 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: September 6–8, 2019

Survey Reports

Daniel A. Cox, Nat Malkus
September 22, 2021

Controversy and Consensus: Perspectives on Race, Religion, and COVID-19 in Public Schools

The August 2021 American Perspectives Survey reveals surprising consensus and controversy on American attitudes towards COVID-19, race, and religion in public schools.

A help wanted sign is posted at a taco stand in Solana Beach, California, U.S., July 17, 2017.

Brent Orrell, Daniel A. Cox
July 15, 2021

The great American jobs reshuffle

The June 2021 American Perspectives Survey (APS) finds that people’s work arrangements and preferences, unemployment experiences, and career aspirations are changing as workers navigate the new post-pandemic labor market.

3 friends having coffee time on a terrace

Daniel A. Cox
June 8, 2021

The state of American friendship: Change, challenges, and loss

The May 2021 American Perspectives Survey finds that Americans report having fewer close friendships than they once did, talking to their friends less often, and relying less on their friends for personal support.

Daniel A. Cox
March 4, 2021

Social isolation and community disconnection are not spurring conspiracy theories

New analysis from the January 2021 American Perspectives Survey shows that having an active social life and regular engagement with people in your neighborhood does not inoculate against believing in conspiracies.