The World Values Survey (WVS) is a worldwide investigation of sociocultural and political change and explores the hypothesis that mass belief systems are changing in ways that have important economic, political, and social consequences. The project is guided by a steering committee representing all regions of the world, coordination and distribution of data being based at the Institute for Social Research of the University of Michigan, under the direction of Ronald Inglehart. The WVS builds on the European Values Surveys (EVS) and a total of five waves have been completed since 1981 allowing comparative analysis.
1981 to latest.
Microdata files in SPSS, Stata, SAS