Jordan Consumer Sentiment Index Q3 2019
The third quarter of 2019 has witnessed an increase in negative sentiments worldwide and Jordan alike. Recurrent frustrations over increases in costs of living as well as Jordanian consumers’ increased spending on necessities have led to a slight 1-point drop in Ipsos’ Jordan Consumer sentiment Index (JCSI). Jordanians’ negative sentiments towards the current financial situation were further heightened by the latest developments related to the Teachers’ Strike, which was reported to be the most salient news closely followed by more than half of Jordanians.
Future of the world order: How do you view the U.S. and China’s influence?
52% say U.S. will have a positive influence globally – up 2% from 2018, down 13% from 2015. 53% say China will have a positive influence in the world – unchanged from 2015. People divided over whether they should follow the U.S.’s or China’s economic & political model.
Men less likely than women to need intelligence and hard work to get ahead, public say
New research to support the launch of King’s College London’s World Questions event series, which begins with Hillary Rodham Clinton and Julia Gillard on 13 November, reveals public perceptions of what helps or hinders women’s equality around the world.