IEA BUSINESS CONFIDENCE SURVEY 2015
IEA
Mar 2017
The IEA Business Confidence Survey (BCS) is aimed at gauging the confidence of businesses and promoting evidence-based policies to enhance the business environment and performance. It seeks the views of businesses on their performance, the business environment and obstacles to doing business, future expectations of businesses and the direction of leading indicators such as future capital expenditure, employment and profit. This edition of The IEA BCS, which was conducted in July 2015, interviewed 95 businesses from the three key economic sectors (agriculture, industry and services) in four regions of Ghana: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central and Eastern regions. This edition also compares the results for July 2015 together with those of November 2014 to ascertain whether there have been improvements in business performance and the business environment ...
OVERVIEW SURVEY ON KEY SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND GOVERNANCE ISSUES IN GHANA
IEA
Feb 2017
The 2015 Socio-economic and Governance Survey (SEGS 3) is the third in the series of surveys conducted by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) on public perception and assessment of socio-economic and governance conditions in the country. The survey was carried out in November/December, 2015 and consisted of a regionally representative sample of 1,500 respondents aged 18 years and above from the 10 regions of Ghana. ...
SURVEY REPORT ON KEY SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND GOVERNANCE ISSUES IN GHANA
IEA
Feb 2017
The IEA Socio-Economic and Governance Surveys, introduced in 2011, is an annual survey that seeks the opinion of the public on socio-economic and governance issues including people’s living conditions, government’s performance in addressing key socio-economic challenges, peace and security, freedom, discrimination, rights of political participation, trust in public institutions etc. These surveys have enhanced public awareness of socio-economic and governance issues and informed debate on key challenges facing the country. Additionally, the reports produced from the Institute’s surveys have provided concrete recommendations for consideration by policy makers. ...
Survey Report- Women as Economic Actors: Experiences From Northern Ghana
IEA
Nov 2016
As part of its efforts to promote participation of women in all segments of the Ghanaian economy, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in May 2016 undertook extensive field work in the three Northern Regions of Ghana (Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions) to unearth the barriers and challenges facing women that impede their effective participation in the economy and Ghana’s development process. The study aims at providing policy makers with recommendations and proposals to advance the cause of women in Ghana. ...
The IEA Corruption Survey
IEA
Nov 2016
Public opinion on critical national issues remains crucial in the efforts towards effective policy design and implementation. In this regard, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in November 2015 undertook a survey to unearth the root causes of corruption in Ghana. The Survey sought the opinion of 1,500 respondents across all ten (10) regions of Ghana on a variety of corruption related issues. ...
IEA Maiden Business Confidence Survey Press Release
IEA
May 2015
Press Statement on the summary of the IEA's Business Confidence Survey Results ...
PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
IEA
Jun 2012
The IEA has released a survey report highlighting findings of a recent survey on perceptions of MPs. The survey paid particular attention to the relationship between MPs and their constituents, seeking to establish the level of familiarity and interaction with local MP's. The survey also looked at the performance of MPs with respondents allocating a rating to their MP. The issue of qualifications for MPs through establishing minimum levels of education for candidates was explored, as well as views on the appropriateness of ex-gratia payments made to MPs. ...
A Survey on Emerging Issues from Community and Regional Consultations
IEA
Jan 2011
This inaugural edition of the IEA's Public Opinion series, analyses the results of a survey undertaken by the IEA on the 1992 Constitution. To inform the ongoing review process of Ghana's Constitution, the survey explores a broad range of constitutional issues including allocation of power and responsibility between the executive, legislature and judiciary, the appropriateness of proportionate representation and the length of mandate in office. Distribution of power is reviewed by looking at the decentralization of power and the role of traditional authorities, notably Chiefs. Respondents were also asked their view on the prevalence of corruption in Ghanaian politics, bi-partisan characteristics of National Development Planning and the inclusion of marginalized groups in society. The report makes a number of conclusions and recommendations. ...