What makes a public opinion poll scientific, Public Economics

What makes a public opinion poll scientific

1. To what extent do we really think about political issues as individuals, or are we more influenced by our environment -family, the media, where we live, etc.  What are the origins of our opinions?  What do you think (no irony intended)?  Give examples to support your viewpoint. 

2. What makes a public opinion poll scientific? Please go to the internet, or non-electronic media, and identify one example of a scientific poll and one example of a non-scientific poll. Describe the polls briefly and discuss their relative validity. Suggestion: realclearpolitics.com has many campaign polls. For nonscientific polls, use your imagination: American Idol? A Myspace poll?

Posted Date: 2/15/2013 4:24:40 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- What makes a public opinion poll scientific, Assignment Help, Ask Question on What makes a public opinion poll scientific, Get Answer, Expert's Help, What makes a public opinion poll scientific Discussions

Write discussion on What makes a public opinion poll scientific
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
critically examine the statement that privatization can always decentralize economic power

A change in the legal statute may be able to force an equilibrium if it leads to a new equilibrium which implies some revised belief which sustains the equilibrium. Tirole (1996)

Q. Why does government undertake an economic activity? If ever an activity has large externality or spill over and includes a large number of people, it may be found better th

what are the strengths and limitations of a pluralist society

Case for Improving upon the Market System   Unlike the "optimistic followers"  of the "classical school" who believed  that markets  would  "natural!yn  or "automatically" prod

The marginal external cost associated with the emissions of sulfur dioxide is estimated to be $30 per pound of this chemical per year. Assume that each ton of steel produced per ye

explain how under the WTO differential treatment in reverse is different from the special and differential treatment

what are principles of multi unit finance and fiscal federalism in India

Mr. X enters into a contract with Mr. Z under which Z agreed to build a customized telescope for X for $500. The value of the completed telescope to X will be $600. Expecting that