The APM Research Lab produces credible research, surveys, demographic analysis and more. We partner with newsrooms and others interested in producing nonpartisan, fact-based content.
APM Survey: Question Composition, Analysis, and Nationally Representative Findings
The APM Survey is a periodic nationally representative survey designed to provide insights on what Americans (age 18+) think about important issues. Survey topics change depending on the news cycle, and are designed in collaboration with media partners.
Timeline: The APM Research Lab plans to field this survey approximately quarterly.
Opportunity: Media or other organizations can participate in this survey by requesting questions and partnering on survey content. Partners will receive detailed results within one week’s time from the close of the survey.
Explore our prior national survey findings—regarding views on key gun policies (August 2019), a sense of how often Americans spend free time in nature (July 2019), and thoughts on if public higher education should be free (March 2019).
Examples Of Our Work
Research >> National survey for The Water Main
Summary: We conducted a qualitative study of structured interviews in 11 regions across the United States to better understand how people relate to water and the role of water in their lives. Findings will inform a future nationally representative survey.
Partner: The Water Main
Demographic Analysis >> 2017 Population Change Series
Summary: We wrote a blog series highlighting the latest trends in domestic migration, international migration, and natural change (births minus deaths) for all states, featuring interactive data visualizations that allow users to explore geographies and topics of greatest interest to them.
Partner: MPR News
Surveys >> Ground Level Survey of Minnesotans
Summary: We asked a representative survey of Minnesotan adults what they think about jobs, health care, immigration, politics, institutions they trust, and much more. We conducted extensive analysis; wrote briefs, white papers, blogs; and gave presentations and media interviews regarding the findings.
Partner: MPR News
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