Archive for 2012

2012 Asan Annual Survey

Key Issues:   This first part of the Asan Annual Survey of 2012 covers South Korean public opinion on a  range of issues related to foreign affairs, particularly concerning the U.S., North Korea, China, and Japan.

Asan Issue Brief – December 2012

Key Issues:
  • Park Geun-Hye’s victory
  • Moon Jae-In’s flaw
  • The road ahead

Asan Public Opinion Report – November – December 2012

Key Issues:
  • The path to the presidency for Mr. Moon appears much more difficult, but not impossible, for several reasons.

Asan Public Opinion Brief – November 17 – December 2, 2012

Key Issues:
  • North Korea announced a plan to launch long-range missile. The launch window is December 10 through December 22. South Korea’s presidential election is December 19.
  • Such an announcement is widely speculated to help the conservative party’s Park Geun-Hye.
  • However, when asked which candidate was most capable of handling inter-Korean relations, 44.8% cited Madame Park while 40.6% cited Moon Jae-In.
  • Note: This question was fielded from November 30 to December 1. Thus, some part of the sample likely did not know about the North Korea launch announcement.

Asan Public Opinion Brief – November 10 – November 26, 2012

Key Issues:
  • Presidential Race (with Ahn now out)
  • Presidential Approval
  • Party Support

Asan Public Pre-Election Opinion Report – October – November 2012

Key Issues:
  • The Progressive Ticket
  • Presidential Approval

Asan Public Opinion Brief – November 3 – November 16, 2012

Key Issues:
  • Progressive Candidate Race
  • Presidential Race
  • Presidential Approval
  • Party Support

Asahi Shimbun Regular Public Opinion Poll (11/13/2012)

Key Issues:
  • Support for Noda Cabinet
  • Party Preference
  • Upcoming Elections
  • 3/11 Earthquake Reconstruction Fund
  • TPP
  • Nuclear Energy

Asan Public Opinion Brief – October 27 – November 9, 2012

Key Issues:
  • Support Among Key Cohorts
  • Presidential Race
  • Presidential Approval
  • Party Support

Asan Public Opinion Brief – October 27 – November 2, 2012

Key Issues:
  • Presidential Race
  • Presidential Approval
  • Party Support

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