Research

Pulse on the Presidency, Sept 15

The United States 2020 presidential election is a matter of intense national and international debate. Each week, dozens of polls collect samples and attempt to predict the outcome of the election based on current voter sentiment. Since such polls largely failed to forecast the 2016 presidential election, however, there is reason to doubt the accuracy of traditional polling methods.

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The Covid Canvas, Pt. 4

How have Americans’ attitudes about returning to normal activities changed in recent weeks? Dr. Don Vaughn surveyed over a thousand Americans about reopening the economy and returning to restaurants, airplanes, and sporting events. Consumer sentiment has improved in recent weeks, but it still has a ways to go in most sectors.

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Covid canvas - Part 3

The Covid Canvas, Pt. 3

How have Americans’ attitudes about returning to normal activities changed in light of the uptick in cases? Dr. Don Vaughn surveyed over a thousand Americans about reopening the economy and returning to restaurants, airplanes, and sporting events. Consumer sentiment has broadly regressed in recent weeks.

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The Covid Canvas, Part 2

The Covid Canvas, Pt. 2

How have Americans’ attitudes about returning to normal activities changed in recent weeks? Dr. Don Vaughn surveyed over a thousand Americans about reopening the economy and returning to restaurants, airplanes, and sporting events. Consumer sentiment has improved, but it still has a ways to go in most sectors.

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The Covid Canvas, Pt. 1

When will Americans return to normal activities? Dr. Don Vaughn surveyed thousands of Americans about reopening the economy and going back to restaurants, airplanes, and sporting events. The results suggest there are hard times ahead.

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