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AAPOR/WAPOR Statement Regarding Intervention Against Pollsters in Ecuador

CHICAGO, IL, April 11, 2017 — The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) strongly condemn the reported government forced entry into the offices of the Ecuadoran polling firm CEDATOS.  The … Continue reading

News from Around the Globe: Earthquake Damage Assessment in Nepal

Earthquake Damage Assessment in Nepal—the Central Bureau of Statistics’ Experience with CAPI The 2015 April and May earthquakes in Nepal posed significant challenges to all agencies responding to the disaster. At the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), this translated to … Continue reading

Paper Prizes and Travel Awards

For presenters at the 70th annual conference, we encourage you as you write your paper, to please consider submitting it to one of the following WAPOR awards to be given in Lisbon: The Janet A. Harkness Prize is presented to … Continue reading

Annual Conference Update

This year 275 abstracts were submitted for the annual conference in Lisbon. Each proposal was reviewed  by three expert reviewers. We were able to accommodate 193 proposals for presentation at the conference. These submissions have been divided into 40 sessions with 4-5 … Continue reading

IJPOR Co-editors Selected

We are delighted to announce Dr. Paul Brewer and Dr. Michael Xenos as the new co-editors for IJPOR. The new editors will start from the fall of 2017. Brewer is a professor in the Department of Communication and Political Science … Continue reading

President’s Note – 17 February 2017

(also available in Spanish and French) Dear Wapornetters, WAPOR held its Council meeting on Sunday, February 12, in Montreal, under 23 cm of snow! The Council includes the Executive, i.e., Marita Carballo (Vice-president/president elect), Patricia Moy (Past President), Mark Gill … Continue reading

Electoral Polls Conference in Mexico City

Electoral Polls Conference in Mexico City Rosario Aguilar, CIDE and WAPOR Mexico National Representative On December 5th and 6th WAPOR, in coordination with the National Election Institute (INE) and the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), organized a … Continue reading

Barcelona Hosts WAPOR Regional Conference

The World Association of Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) in collaboration with the Research and Expertise Center in Survey Methodology (RECSM), and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) held a regional conference on Political Trust in Contemporary Representative Democracies in Barcelona, Spain last month November 24th-25th. The conference … Continue reading

‘Rational’ versus ‘emotional’ referendums in Northern Ireland, Colombia, Brexit and possibly Cyprus

‘Rational’ versus ‘emotional’ referendums in Northern Ireland, Colombia, Brexit and possibly Cyprus Colin Irwin, Department of Politics, University of Liverpool Here is my ‘take’ on the polling I did for the Northern Ireland referendum, which was ‘spot on’ and the … Continue reading

VII WAPOR Latin American Conference in Monterrey

From October 12th to 14th, the VII WAPOR Latin-American Conference was held in the city of Monterrey, México. The event took place in the facilities of the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration of the Autonomous University of Nuevo … Continue reading

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