National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 14-15, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Which is a better system - capitalism or socialism?
2* Does the United States have a system of free market capitalism or crony capitalism?
3* Is a free market economy the same as a capitalist economy?
4* Which is better, a free market economy or an economy managed by the government?
5* What is the best way to hold large companies accountable—more free market competition or more government regulation?
6* Are the nation’s largest corporations good for the economy or bad for economy?
7* What leads to more innovation—companies seeking new ways to beat their competitors or government subsidies of new technology?
8* Some people believe that the government has played a vital role in the success of every industry and every company in America. Do you agree or disagree?
9* Does capitalism unfairly concentrate power and wealth among a small segment of society?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence