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AmericasBarometer Insights Series

The Insights Series provides short, pithy analysis of key, policy relevant data gathered by the AmericasBarometer. Normally released every two weeks, the studies are written mainly by LAPOP scholars and graduate students. These reports are used by journalists, policy makers and scholars world-wide. Subscription is free and available by emailing your name to

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IO882: Riches Don't Explain Campaign Participation in the Americas, but Community Involvement Does

Authors: Graff, Erica; Orrell, Maranda; Rigl, Alex
Released: June 25, 2012
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IO881: Asking for Help in the Americas: The Importance of Needs, Efficacy, and Political Engagement

Authors: Lynch, Megan; Render, Sylvie; Twomey, Megan
Released: June 11, 2012
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IO880: Mano Dura in the Americas: Who Supports Iron Fist Rule?

Authors: Buchanan, Cornelia; DeAngelo,Liz; Ma, Ruidan; Taylor, Chris
Released: May 28, 2012
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IO879: When Do High Levels of Corruption Justify a Military Coup?

Author: Bell, Brandon
Released: May 14, 2012
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IO878: Gender and Community Participation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Pereira, Frederico Batista
Released: April 30, 2012
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IO877: Explaining Support for Interethnic Marriage in Four Countries

Author: Cohen, Mollie
Released: April 16, 2012
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IO876: AmericasBarometer 2012 Round Draws on Lessons from 2010 Surveys

Authors: Seligson, Mitchell A.; Smith, Amy Erica; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: April 2, 2012
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IO875: Who Blames the Government versus the "Rich Countries" for the Recent Economic Crisis and Why?

Author: Zizumbo-Colunga, Daniel
Released: March 19, 2012
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IO874: Who Trusts the Mass Media in Latin America?

Author: Layton, Matthew L.
Released: March 5, 2012
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IO873: Pigmentocracy in the Americas: How is Educational Attainment Related to Skin Color?

Authors: Telles, Edward; Steele, Liza
Released: February 20, 2012
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