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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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IO860: Democracy in Hard Times: Suriname

Author: Voth, Hillary
Released: May 16, 2011
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IO859: Trust in the National Police

Authors: Nabeela, Ahmad ; Hubickey, Victoria; McNamara, Francis; Pereira, Frederico Batista
Released: April 18, 2011
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IO858: The Economics of Happiness in the Americas

Author: Corral, Margarita
Released: March 21, 2011
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IO857: Vote Buying in the Americas

Authors: Faughnan, Brian M.; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: February 22, 2011
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IO856: Democracy in Hard Times: Belize

Authors: Orcés, Diana; Smith, Amy Erica; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: February 7, 2011
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IO855: Political Knowledge and Religious Channels of Socialization in Latin America

Author: Díaz‐Domínguez, Alejandro
Released: January 24, 2011
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IO854: What Determines Trust in the Supreme Court?

Author: Maldonado, Arturo
Released: January 10, 2011
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IO853: The 2010 AmericasBarometer

Authors: Seligson, Mitchell A.; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: November 29, 2010
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IO852: The Political Toll of Corruption on Presidential Approval

Authors: Zizumbo-Colunga, Daniel; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: November 15, 2010
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IO851: The Impact of Religion on Party Identification in the Americas

Author: Díaz‐Domínguez, Alejandro
Released: November 1, 2010
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