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Market Research Resources

ESOMAR provides the global data, research and insights industry with a platform to share knowledge and innovation. As the global association for market research, and one of the oldest organisations in the industry, ESOMAR has a vast library of market research content, including research papers, event presentation videos, webinars and industry reports.

Young ESOMAR Society members have access to all this content for free and on-demand! To help you grasp the depth and importance of this world of knowledge, this page showcases selected content every month!

(Journalist) Course on Opinion Polling

AAPOR, ESOMAR and WAPOR have together launched a free online learning module for journalists. This course helps anyone who is not a market researcher understand how polls are conducted, what to look for in methodology and why even the most legitimate of polls sometimes miss the mark.

This course is a fantastic introductory course into how opinion polling works for anyone interested in the subject. It explains how people are selected for research and how as a researcher you can make sure they are representative of the opinion of a whole nation. It further explains the advantages and disadvantages of certain interviewing methods (like face-to-face vs online vs telephone). It has a section on how to prevent bias in answers, by making sure questions are balanced, not leading etc.The course will help you learn not only how market research is done in this field, but also how to interpret research results and also getting a bit of an idea of the statistics behind.

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Presentation of the Month

This month as Presentation of the Month, we feature ‘French Government: Nudge me Tender‘, a presentation on how to turn ethnographic insight into more efficient policy-making. This presentation showcases a French government case study that relies on the NudgeLab approach to promote the use of digital tax administration. In this presentation guidelines on the best use of nudge design for optimal ROI are proposed, whether for public or private enterprises.

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Webinar of the Month

This month, we feature a webinar on the The Global Market Research report 2015 with USA Representative’s Jackie Lorch and Melanie Courtright as they discuss the highlights from this year’s report and look at the key changes from a Global perspective.


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Paper of the Month

This month’s featured paper is The Evolution Express by Young Researcher of the Year Award 2015 Winner, Arindam Mohanty.

This paper examines the impact of different generations on each other, presenting the  key to understanding them being in bringing them together in an environment that breaks away from the sanitised, simulated and heavily ‘guided’ structures of focus groups and even in-home interviews. Essentially, to have an environment that reflects the host country of the case study – India – mobile, dynamic, evolving and multi-dimensional.

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Industry Reports

ESOMAR produces annual reports on the growth of the data, insights and research industry. The Global Market Research report (GMR) is one of them. It reviews the size and performance of the market research industry and explores how the research market continues to expand. The report is widely used as a point of reference for business investment plans, growth opportunities, merger and acquisition preparation, research projects, academic theses, market studies and reports, as well as advertisements.

Have a peek at the 2016 report with the sneak preview HERE

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