Recent Published Research

American Values Atlas (AVA)

[02.25.2015]

Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) is excited to announce the launch of the American Values Atlas (AVA), a powerful new online tool for understanding the complex demographic, political, and religious changes occurring in the United States today.

Survey | Roughly Three-Quarters of Americans Favor Goals of Obama’s Immigration Action

[02.12.2015]

Seventy-three percent say that Republicans in Congress should prioritize comprehensive immigration reform legislation

Fact Sheets

PRRI Fact Sheet: Race, the Criminal Justice System, and Police

[11.14.2014]

Race and the Criminal Justice System A slim majority (51 percent) of Americans do not believe that blacks and other minorities receive treatment equal to whites in the criminal justice system, while 46 percent believe that they do. Current opinions about race in the criminal justice system represent a modest downward shift from August 2014, when, in the 2014 Pre-election American Values Survey, a majority (56 percent) of Americans said […]

Academic Research

Study | “I Know What You Did Last Sunday” Finds Americans Significantly Inflate Religious Participation

[05.17.2014]

A new PRRI study, “I Know What You Did Last Sunday: Measuring Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reported Religious Behavior, Belief, and Belonging,” shows that every subgroup of Americans measured over-reports their levels of religious participation, with young adults, Catholics and white mainline Protestants particularly likely to inflate the frequency of their attendance at religious services.



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