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Insights Series: 2011 Publications

12/19/2011:

Insights Series Holiday Greetings

The Insights Series will resume on January 9.

12/05/2011:

LAPOP is taking a break from our Insights Series this week to bring you the seventh bulletin in a series of reports from our partner institution, the Project on Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) at the University of Salamanca, funded by the United Nations Development Program:

Ruling Parties, Supporters, and Presidents in 13 Latin American Countries by Juan Manuel Trak

Partidos de Gobierno, partidarios y presidentes en 13 países de América Latina por Juan Manuel Trak

Please note: 1) This series uses data from the LAPOP AmericasBarometer and from surveys of elites conducted by PELA to compare the democratic attitudes of citizens and elites across the region. 2) The analysis and opinions presented here reflect those of the author, and are not endorsed by LAPOP. To see other bulletins by PELA, please consult: http://americo.usal.es/oir/elites/boletines.htm

11/21/2011:

I0869.  Democracy in Hard Times: Venezuela By Mariana Rodríguez

I0869.  Democracia en tiempos difíciles: Venezuela Por Mariana Rodríguez

11/07/2011:

I0868.  Political Knowledge Levels across the Urban-Rural Divide in Latin America and the Caribbean By Frederico Batista Pereira

I0868.  Niveles de conocimiento político a través de la división urbano-rural en América Latina y el Caribe Por Frederico Batista Pereira

10/24/2011:

I0867.  Political Tolerance in the Americas: Should Critics Be Allowed to Vote?  By Michael Edwards, Libby Marden, Judy Wang, and Alexandra Zarecky  With Mariana Rodríguez

I0867.  Tolerancia política en las Américas: ¿Tienen los críticos derecho a votar? Por Michael Edwards, Libby Marden, Judy Wang, y Alexandra Zarecky Con Mariana Rodríguez

10/10/2011:

I0866. Social Assistance Policies and the Presidential Vote in Latin America  By Matthew L. Layton and Amy Erica Smith

I0866. Políticas públicas de asistencia social y voto presidencial en América Latina Por Matthew L. Layton y Amy Erica Smith

9/26/2011:

LAPOP 2011 Best Paper Award Winner: "Gender Quotas and Women's Political Participation in Latin America"  By Leslie Schwindt‐Bayer
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LAPOP 2011 Best Paper Award Winner Announcement   (En español)

9/12/2011:

LAPOP is taking a break from our Insights Series this week to bring you the fifth bulletin in a series of reports from our partner institution, the Project on Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) at the University of Salamanca, funded by the United Nations Development Program:

State and Political Reforms in Latin America: A Comparison of the Opinions of Politicians and Citizens by Adriana Ramírez Baracaldo and Theresa Kernecker

Las reformas estatales y políticas en América Latina: una comparación entre las opiniones de los políticos y los ciudadanos por Adriana Ramírez Baracaldo y Theresa Kernecker

Please note: 1) This series uses data from the LAPOP AmericasBarometer and from surveys of elites conducted by PELA to compare the democratic attitudes of citizens and elites across the region. 2) The analysis and opinions presented here reflect those of the author, and are not endorsed by LAPOP. To see other bulletins by PELA, please consult: http://americo.usal.es/oir/elites/boletines.htm

8/29/2011:

I0865. Political Efficacy in the Americas By Heather Borowski, Rebecca Reed, Lucas Scholl, and David Webb

I0865. Eficacia política en las Américas Por Heather Borowski, Rebecca Reed, Lucas Scholl, y David Webb

8/15/2011:

I0864. Who Seeks to Exit? Security, Connections, and Happiness as Predictors of Migration Intentions in the Americas By Alex Arnold, Paul Hamilton, and Jimmy Moore

I0864. ¿Quién busca salir? Seguridad, conexiones y felicidad como predictores de las intenciones migratorias en las Américas Por Alex Arnold, Paul Hamilton, y Jimmy Moore

8/1/2011:

LAPOP is taking a break from our Insights Series this week to bring you the fourth bulletin in a series of reports from our partner institution, the Project on Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) at the University of Salamanca, funded by the United Nations Development Program:

What Do People on the Right Think? Citizen and Elite Values and Opinions in Latin America by Lucia Miranda

¿Qué piensan los de derechas? Valores y opiniones de los ciudadanos y de las élites en América Latina por Lucia Miranda

Please note: 1) This series uses data from the LAPOP AmericasBarometer and from surveys of elites conducted by PELA to compare the democratic attitudes of citizens and elites across the region. Please find the report attached to this email in English and in Spanish. 2) The analysis and opinions presented here reflect those of the author, and are not endorsed by LAPOP. To see other bulletins by PELA, please consult: http://americo.usal.es/oir/elites/boletines.htm

7/15/2011:

I0863. Compulsory Voting and the Decision to Vote By Arturo Maldonado

I0863. El voto obligatorio y la decisión de votar Por Arturo Maldonado

7/5/2011:

I0862. Confidence in the Criminal Justice System in the Americas By Stefanie Herrmann, Dillon MacDonald, and Robert Tauscher with Matthew L. Layton

I0862. Confianza en el sistema de justicia penal en las Américas Por Stefanie Herrmann, Dillon MacDonald, y Robert Tausche con Matthew L. Layton

6/20/2011:

LAPOP is taking a break from our Insights Series this week to bring you the third bulletin in a series of reports from our partner institution, the Project on Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) at the University of Salamanca, funded by the United Nations Development Program:

Do Left and Right Differentiate Citizens and Politicians in Latin America? By Tomáš Došek

¿Diferencia la izquierda y la derecha a los políticos y a los ciudadanos de América Latina? Por Tomáš Došek

Please note: 1) This series uses data from the LAPOP AmericasBarometer and from surveys of elites conducted by PELA to compare the democratic attitudes of citizens and elites across the region. Please find the report attached to this email in English and in Spanish. 2) The analysis and opinions presented here reflect those of the author, and are not endorsed by LAPOP. To see other bulletins by PELA, please consult: http://americo.usal.es/oir/elites/boletines.htm

6/6/2011:

I0861. Who is Willing to Pay the Price of Equity? A Report on Public Opinion in Colombia By Juan Camilo Plata

I0861. ¿Quién está dispuesto a pagar el precio de la igualdad? Reporte de la Opinión Pública en Colombia Por Juan Camilo Plata

5/23/2011:

Special Report: Haiti in Distress: The Impact of the 2010 Earthquake on Citizen Lives and Perceptions By Dominique Zéphyr and Abby Córdova

Informe especial: Haití en tiempos difíciles: el impacto del terremoto de 2010 en las vidas y percepciones de los ciudadanos Por Dominique Zéphyr y Abby Córdova

Rapport spécial: Haïti en détresse: impact du séisme de 2010 sur la vie et les opinions des citoyens Par Dominique Zéphyr et Abby Córdova

5/16/2011:

I0860. Democracy in Hard Times: Suriname By Hillary Voth

I0860. Democracia en tiempos difíciles: Surinam Por Hillary Voth

5/2/2011:

LAPOP is taking a break from our Insights Series this week to bring you the second bulletin in a series of reports from our partner institution, the Project on Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) at the University of Salamanca, funded by the United Nations Development Program:

Indigenous Peoples, Democracy, and Representation: The Cases of Bolivia and Guatemala By Isabel Inguanzo

Pueblos indígenas, democracia y representación: los casos de Bolivia y Guatemala Por Isabel Inguanzo

Please note: 1) This series uses data from the LAPOP AmericasBarometer and from surveys of elites conducted by PELA to compare the democratic attitudes of citizens and elites across the region. Please find the report attached to this email in English and in Spanish. 2) The analysis and opinions presented here reflect those of the author, and are not endorsed by LAPOP. To see other bulletins by PELA, please consult: http://americo.usal.es/oir/elites/boletines.htm


4/18/11

I0859. Trust in the National Police By Nabeela Ahmad, Victoria Hubickey, and Francis McNamara, IV, with Frederico Batista Pereira

I0859. La confianza en la Policía Nacional Por Nabeela Ahmad, Victoria Hubickey, y Francis McNamara, IV, con Frederico Batista Pereira

4/4/2011

This week we are taking a break from the Insights series to let you know about a funding opportunity.  The Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is pleased to announce a call for proposals for small grants for research on discrimination, marginality, gender, and democracy in Latin America.

 Eligible applicants are faculty members, researchers, and graduate students in any country whose work is related to democratization in Latin America and who are conducting research projects in recognized academic or research institutions. The project must use as its basis data from the LAPOP AmericasBarometer.

 The application deadline is May 1, 2011.  Application materials and the call for proposals are below. Please contact Amy Erica Smith for further information at amy.e.smith@vanderbilt.edu.

Call for Papers

Small Grants Application Form (Word); (pdf)

Esta semana realizamos una pausa en la serie Perspectivas para informarle sobre la oportunidad de conseguir una beca.  El Proyecto de Opinión Pública de América Latina (LAPOP), con el apoyo económico de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), llama a una convocatoria de becas dirigidas a proyectos de investigación sobre discriminación, marginalidad, género y democracia en América Latina.

 Las becas están abiertas a profesores, investigadores y estudiantes de posgrado de todo el mundo, cuyos trabajos están relacionados con el tema de democratización en América Latina, y que estén desarrollando proyectos de investigación en instituciones académicas y de investigación reconocidas.  Los proyectos deberán usar como base fundamental los datos del Barómetro de las Américas.

 El plazo para postular es el 1 de mayo de 2011.  La convocatoria y el formulario de solicitud están por debajo. Para cualquier pregunta, escriba a amy.e.smith@vanderbilt.edu.

Convocatoria

Formulario de solicitud (Word); (pdf)

3/21/2011

I0858. The Economics of Happiness in the Americas By Margarita Corral

I0858. La economía de la felicidad en las Américas Por Margarita Corral

3/7/2011

This week, LAPOP shares the first bulletin in a new series of reports from our partner institution, the Project on Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) at the University of Salamanca, funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP):

Jan 2011. The State of Democracy in Latin America: A Comparative Analysis of the Attitudes of Elites and Citizens By Margarita Corral

Enero 2011. El estado de la democracia en América Latina: Un análisis comparado de las actitudes de las élites y los ciudadanos Por Margarita Corral

2/22/2011

I0857. Vote Buying in the Americas By Brian M. Faughnan and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

I0857. La compra de votos en las Américas Por Brian M. Faughnan and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

2/7/2011

I0856. Democracy in Hard Times: Belize By Diana Orcés, Amy Erica Smith, and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

I0856. Democracia en tiempos difíciles: Belice Por Diana Orcés, Amy Erica Smith, y Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

1/24/2011

I0855. Political Knowledge and Religious Channels of Socialization in Latin America By Alejandro Díaz‐Domínguez

I0855. Información política y vías de socialización religiosa en América Latina Por Alejandro Díaz‐Domínguez

1/10/2011

I0854. What Determines Trust in the Supreme Court? By Arturo Maldonado

I0854. ¿Qué determina la confianza en la Corta Suprema? Por Arturo Maldonado

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