The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute
(SESRI) is a social scientific survey research initiative of Qatar University. SESRI was established in October 2008 with enthusiastic support from the leadership of Qatar University and falls under the Office of the President.
The mission of the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute is to contribute to the development of Qatari society by providing high quality survey data to guide policy formulation, priority setting, and evidence-based planning and research in the social and economic sectors.
The Institute's research agenda spans a wide range of substantive areas of importance to Qatari society, including labor and employment, modernization and shifts in social values, education, health, family structure, and the impact of social and traditional media.