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This post by Edward Freeland, Associate Director of the Survey Research Center at Princeton University, presents results from a recent survey of public opinion on a Universal Basic Income. We find that support and opposition are roughly equivalent, but responses can be pushed in one direction or another by the order in which questions are presented.
CESR behavioral scientist Wandi Bruine de Bruin is a psychologist who has been conducting interdisciplinary research for more than 20 years, including with economists at CESR. She discusses the conditions that, in her experience, make interdisciplinary research teams successful.
By Arthur Stone
This post discusses our recent finding that MTurk survey respondents have much lower levels of life satisfaction than other representative samples, even after controlling for demographic differences among samples. We urge caution in using MTurk samples for studies where lower life satisfaction could impact results.