Marked decline in consumer confidence in AprilFriday, 26 Apr 2013
Consumer confidence deteriorated in April, for the first time since last Autumn, possibly impacted by developments in Cyprus. However, in the present circumstances, a question remains about the significance of the decline recorded in the current month, namely, whether it marks the beginning of a reversal of the trend or constitutes a conjunctural development.
Public confidence in banks & depositsWednesday, 17 Apr 2013
Even before the emergence of the economic crisis in 2008, the extremely deep crisis of confidence in institutions, which had become apparent in Greece, included banks too. Given that banks have found themselves at the epicenter of criticism, on account of their responsibility for the crisis, public confidence in them has constantly declined during the past six years (2007-2013).
Consumer confidence showing signs of stabilization in MarchThursday, 28 Mar 2013
The main characteristic of the relative recovery seen since January is the cautious optimism expressed by citizens regarding the long-term outlook for the economy, in contrast with the extremely negative assessments of the current economic situation. However, despite the improvement in recent months, consumer confidence is still markedly lower than the levels recorded before the signing of the Memorandum.
Widespread and entrenchedThursday, 21 Mar 2013
The phenomenon of social violence has not been a common subject of empirical study in Greece. By way of contrast, in addition to the extensive theoretical debate and opposing views on violence, the international literature also includes a considerable number of social studies that focus specifically on subjects such as domestic violence, violence against women, school violence, sports violence, etc. This analysis by Public Issue examines the magnitude and diffusion of violence in Greek society and notes the changes that have taken place over the past seven years(1). Furthermore, it reveals which population groups have a higher perception level of social violence and identifies the main settings in which it is manifested.
Survey on the informational use of Media, 2012Tuesday, 05 Mar 2013
The aim of the Media Typology Survey is to explore the attitudes and perceptions of public opinion towards the information.In the analysis that follows is attempted the segmentation of the general population, in terms of the consumption and distribution of information, across the various media, in Greece today.