What factors affect public perceptions of trade and how does this differ by specific groups, sectors and regions?

Background

International trade and investment activities affect the whole economy, so it is important to have an evidence-based understanding of how to design and communicate policy with all stakeholders in mind. Evidence should focus on how different groups, sectors and regions engage with DIT’s policy and operations in different ways.

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Source

This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:

DIT Areas of research interest 2020 to 2021 GOVUK

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