1. Title of the study: “Formation of Public Leaders in the Post-communist Belarus”
2. Topics of thematic coverage: public attitudes towards public leaders and public participation in the process of their formation
3. The aim: to reveal the most important factors of formation of public leaders in post-communist Belarus
4. Descriptors: leadership, executive, legislative and judicial powers, local authority, conflicts, politicians, businessmen, youth leaders, media policy makers, public dialogue
5. Political block: а) media political activity b) participation in general elections c) popularity of political parties, public movements and their leaders
6. Comparability: most important questions were replicated
7. Geographical area: Belarus-national
8. Principal investigator: IISEPS
9. Polling organization: IISEPS, P.O.B. 219, Minsk, 220030, Belarus, e-mail: iiseps@iiseps.org
10. Fieldwork dates: 1996, May-June
11. Population sampled: 18+ years old residents of Belarus who are not currently in hospital, jail, military service
12. Sampling: clustered random
13. Sample size: 1535 respondents
14. Mode of interviews: face-to-face interview
15. Interviewers: part-time and university students
16. Control: selective control of interviewers
17. Related publications: 79 publications in mass media
18. Availability of the original data sets: contact with IISEPS
19. Source of information: IISEPS