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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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IMN002: Assessing and Improving Interview Quality in the 2016/17 AmericasBarometer

Authors: Mollie J. Cohen; Sebastian Larrea
Released: February 6, 2018
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IO929: Education and Risk Assessments Predict Climate Change Concerns in Latin America and the Caribbean

Authors: Claire Q. Evans; Elizabeth J. Zechmeister
Released: January 25, 2018
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IMN001: Should We Be Alarmed That One-in-Four U.S. Citizens Believes a Military Take-Over Can Be Justifiable?

Author: Elizabeth J. Zechmeister
Released: January 9, 2018
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ITB032: Can Presidential Popularity Decrease Public Perceptions of Political Corruption? The Case of Ecuador under Rafael Correa

Authors: Sebastián Larrea; J. Daniel Montalvo
Released: December 21, 2017
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ITB031: Is Mexico a Post-Racial Country? Inequality and Skin Tone across the Americas

Authors: Daniel Zizumbo-Colunga; Iván Flores Martínez
Released: November 6, 2017
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ITB030: Democracy and Governance in the Americas: Key Findings from LAPOP’s AmericasBarometer

Authors: Elizabeth J. Zechmeister; Noam Lupu; Mollie J. Cohen
Released: September 28, 2017
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ITB029: What Does the Public Report on Corruption, the CICIG, the Public Ministry, and the Constitutional Court in Guatemala?

Authors: Elizabeth J. Zechmeister; Dinorah Azpuru
Released: August 31, 2017
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ITB028: As Maduro Calls for Venezuela’s Withdrawal from the OAS, the Majority of Citizens Report the Organization is Trustworthy

Authors: Christine Huang; Mariana Rodríguez
Released: May 17, 2017
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ITB027: Government without a Legislature? Venezuelans Oppose the Idea

Authors: Rodriguez, Mariana; Zechmeister, Elizabeth J.
Released: April 6, 2017
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IO928: Deficiencies in Basic Goods and Services more Damaging than Perceptions of Corruption to Venezuela’s President Maduro

Author: Rodríguez, Mariana
Released: June 22, 2016
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