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See LAPOPs New Video See LAPOPs new brochure! LAPOP is a charter member of AAPOR  LAPOP Director, Dr. Elizabeth Zechmeister presents preliminary findings at the Council of the Americas. LAPOP founder Dr. Mitchell Seligson presents findings at the Council of the Americas. 2014 Comparative Reports Latest Insights: The Latin American Voter  Jose Miguel Cruz presents at the 2014 AmericasBarometer Regional Release. LAPOP's Dr. Mariana Rodriguez speaks at Florida International University. Dr. Elizabeth Zechmeister presents findings from the 2014 AmericasBarometer.

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Degree of Support for Strong Policies to Reduce Income Inequality

LAPOP is the premier academic institution carrying out surveys of public opinion in the Americas, with over thirty years of experience. As a center for excellence in survey research, LAPOP uses "gold standard" approaches and innovative methods to carry out targeted national surveys; conduct impact evaluation studies; and produce reports on individual attitudes, evaluations, and experiences. The AmericasBarometer survey is the only scientifically rigorous comparative survey that covers 28 nations including all of North, Central, and South America, as well as a significant number of countries in the Caribbean. Each year it publishes dozens of high quality academic studies and policy-relevant papers.