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Insights Series

The Insights Series provides short, pithy analyses of policy-relevant data collected by LAPOP Lab. The studies are written mainly by LAPOP scholars and students. The series includes four types of reports:

 Insights  - In-depth analyses reports at the regional level that look at the individual level predictors, both sociodemographic and political, of key survey questions from the AmericasBarometer.

 Topical Briefs  - Short reports that give survey data insights from the AmericasBarometer related to contemporary sociopolitical events at the regional and country levels.

 Methodological Notes  - Reports that provide a look “under the hood” of the survey methodologies implemented in the AmericasBarometer project.

 Spotlights  (Now available!) - Quick snapshots of survey items from the AmericasBarometer across Latin America and Caribbean countries and across time. 

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IO869: Democracy in Hard Times: Venezuela

Author: Rodríguez, Mariana
Released: November 21, 2011
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IO868: Political Knowledge Levels across the Urban-Rural Divide in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Pereira, Frederico Batista
Released: November 7, 2011
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IO867: Political Tolerance in the Americas: Should Regime Critics be Allowed to Vote?

Authors: Edwards, Michael; Marden, Libby; Wang, Judy; Zarecky, Alexandra; Rodríguez, Mariana
Released: October 24, 2011
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IO866: Social Assistance Policies and the Presidential Vote in Latin America

Authors: Layton, Matthew L.; Smith, Amy Erica
Released: October 10, 2011
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IO865: Political Efficacy in the Americas

Authors: Borowski, Heather; Reed, Rebecca; Scholl, Lucas; Webb, David; Corral, Margarita
Released: August 29, 2011
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IO864: Who Seeks to Exit? Security, Connections, and Happiness as Predictors of Migration Intentions in the Americas

Authors: Arnold, Alex; Hamilton, Paul; Moore, Jimmy; Maldonado, Arturo L.
Released: August 15, 2011
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IO863: Compulsory Voting and the Decision to Vote

Author: Maldonado, Arturo
Released: July 18, 2011
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IO862: Confidence in the Criminal Justice System in the Americas

Authors: Herrmann, Stefanie; MacDonald, Dillon; Tauscher, Robert; Layton, Matthew L.
Released: July 5, 2011
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IO861: Who is Willing to Pay the Price of Equity? A Report on Public Opinion in Colombia

Author: Plata, Juan Camilo
Released: June 6, 2011
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IO860: Democracy in Hard Times: Suriname

Author: Voth, Hillary
Released: May 16, 2011
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