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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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IO809: Popular Support for Executive Limits on Opposition Parties

Author: Orcés, Diana
Released: February 16, 2009
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IO808: Should Government Own Big Businesses and Industries? Views from the Americas

Author: Corral, Margarita
Released: February 2, 2009
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IO807: The Political Culture of Belize: Preliminary Evidence

Authors: Seligson, Mitchell A.; Zéphyr, Dominique
Released: January 19, 2009
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IO806: Methodological Note: Measuring Relative Wealth using Household Asset Indicators

Author: Córdova, Abby
Released: January 7, 2009
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IO805: Social Capital in the Americas: Community Problem Solving Participation

Author: Cruz, José Miguel
Released: December 21, 2008
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IO804: Citizen Participation in Municipal Meetings

Author: Montalvo, Daniel
Released: December 1, 2008
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IO803: Corruption Victimization by Police

Author: Orcés, Diana
Released: November 17, 2008
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IO802: (Mis)Trust in Political Parties in Latin America

Author: Corral, Margarita
Released: November 3, 2008
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IO801: The Role of the Government in Job Creation

Author: Seligson, Mitchell A.
Released: October 22, 2008
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