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Global Barometer Surveys (GBS) is the first comprehensive effort to measure, at a mass level, the current social, political, and economic atmosphere around the world. It provides independent, non-partisan, multidisciplinary view of public opinion on a range of policy-relevant issues.

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Support for democracy is not associated with a country's level of democracy. However, there are regional variations. Except for Africa,the association is usually negative.
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Latest Publications

--Jie Lu and Yun-han Chu. 2021. "Trading Democracy for Governance.“
-- Yun-han Chu, Kai-Ping Huang, Marta Lagos, Robert Mattes. 2020.
"A Lost Decade for Third-Wave Democracies?".
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