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  • 8/30/11: LAPOP lnsights report  by Vanderbilt undergraduate students about political efficacy in the Americas cited in Infolatam
  • 8/24/11: LAPOP launches Spanish version of website at
  • 8/2/2011: We are pleased to announce that the following LAPOP associates have been awarded a prestigious Mellon-Latin American Studies Association (LASA) grant for $22,000 to carry out research and a seminar on behavioral experiments in Latin America: María Fernanda Boidi (Vanderbilt University – Universidad de Montevideo), Ryan E. Carlin (Georgia State University), Abby Córdova (Vanderbilt University), Gregory J. Love (University of Mississippi), and María del Rosario Queirolo (Universidad de Montevideo).

Their project is entitled, “Experiments for Export? Assessing the Suitability of Behavioral Experiments in Latin America.” The seminar will consist of a two-day workshop to be held in Atlanta, at Georgia State University during spring 2012. In this event, scholars from different disciplines and areas whose work relies on behavioral experiments will present their ongoing research and discuss the leverage ability of experimental methods.








1/28/2011: LAPOP Mexico 2010 report released today; dissemination conference streaming live atíodelapolíticamexicana

1/28/2011: LAPOP researcher interviewed by El Comercio about Ecuador

1/27/2011: "Who Supports Free Trade in the Americas (and Why)?" by LAPOP in AmericasQuarterly Winter 2011 issue

1/27/2011: The Miami Herald features LAPOP and the 2010 AmericasBarometer

1/27/2011: LAPOP partner CIDE announces Mexico dissemination events

1/26/2011: LAPOP researcher discusses "La cultura democrática" in Guatemala's El Periodico

1/26/2011: LAPOP's Insights series featured in AmericasQuarterly

1/25/2011: Ecuador 2010 dissemination event set for February 10-11 at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito

1/25/2011: LAPOP findings featured in Vanderbilt news story

1/25/2011: Inter-American Dialogue publishes audio from Washington discussion with LAPOP

1/24/2011: Journal of Democracy article cites LAPOP research