The 2014 EA Survey
In May 2014, a team from .impact released a survey to better understand the EA community. Before this, we’ve mostly been using our first-hand, anecdotal impressions to describe the community. A few EA organizations have done surveys of their own supporters, but this particular survey supplies a more systematic understanding of EAs.
The full analysis was published on the EA forum on March 2015.
Replicating the Analysis
The core code for analysis is in imsurvey.R. It reads in data from
imdata-more-results.csv, which were two downloads of data collected from running the EA survey. It also reads data in from
ace-results.csv, which was a specific survey run by Animal Charity Evaluators targeted at their audience, which included all of our questions along with some additional questions. All of that data is combined, throughly cleaned, and then analyzed.
To run the analysis, clone this repo, open up R within the repo folder, and then either
source("imsurvey.R") or run individual parts of