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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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IO924: Support for Homosexuals’ Right to Run for Public Office in Jamaica

Author: Balford, Lewis
Released: October 20, 2015
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IO923: Approval of Violence towards Women and Children in Guatemala

Author: Azpuru, Dinorah
Released: October 6, 2015
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IO922: The Latin American Voter

Authors: Carlin, Ryan; Singer, Matthew; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: September 1, 2015
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IO921: Who Approves of Those Who Block Roads to Protest in the Americas?

Authors: Huang, Christine; White, Lauren; Ma, Susan; Uber, Kyle
Released: August 18, 2015
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IO920: Crime, Corruption and Societal Support for Vigilante Justice: Ten Years of Evidence in Review

Author: Zizumbo-Colunga, Daniel
Released: August 4, 2015
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IO919: Surveying State Capacity

Authors: Luna, Juan Pablo; Soifer, Hillel David
Released: July 21, 2015
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ITB022: Amid a Steady Decline in the Percentage of Self-Reported Catholics, Pope Francis Visits Ecuador, Bolivia, and Paraguay

Authors: Montalvo, Daniel; Saunders, Emily
Released: July 7, 2015
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IO918: Rethinking Environmental Attitudes in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Evans, Claire
Released: June 30, 2015
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IO917: Effort Trumps Output in Predicting Satisfaction with Democracy  

Authors: Bergmann, Kristina; Perry, Kelly; Zhang, Kevin
Released: June 16, 2015
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ITB021: Same‐Sex Marriage Resonates Most Strongly with Young People in the Americas  

Author: Maldonado, Arturo
Released: June 2, 2015
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