Public Issue S.A.
Founded in 2001 by Yiannis Mavris, Public Issue is today one of the leading opinion polling companies in Greece.
Public Issue became widely known when it established the use of telephone polling in Greece to estimate voting intentions, but also to make accurate forecasts, in parliamentary elections in 2004 and 2007.
The company has an advanced data collection system – the Public Issue Contact Center – with 24 workstations.
It is a member of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), the European Society for Opinion & Marketing Research (ESOMAR) and the Association of Greek Market & Opinion Research Companies (SEDEA).
Public Issue provides a range of integrated services involving the design, implementation and analysis of public opinion and specific population surveys, either on a subscription basis or ad hoc.
The company has acquired a high degree of specialization in political and electoral research, media research, social research and consumer behavior research.
Public Issue comprises a team of young scientists who have worked together constantly and effectively over the past decade.
Their interests cover a broad spectrum of specializations, including political science, economics, sociology, social psychology, statistics, biostatistics, data mining, operational research and decision-making theory, media and communication, the Internet and new technologies.
The company has 14 permanent employees in a scientific or administrative capacity, along with 55 interviewers occupied on a part-time basis.