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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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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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IO927: One in Four Condone Spousal Violence, Though Attitudes Vary across Countries and Individuals in the Americas

Author: Pak, Lauren
Released: May 24, 2016
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ITB026: Declining Trust in Parties Likely to Increase Already‐ High Invalid Voting Rates in Peru’s National Elections

Author: Cohen, Molie
Released: April 7, 2016
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ITB025: Amid Brazil’s Crises, Low and Declining Respect for Political Institutions

Author: Russo, Guilherme
Released: April 1, 2016
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ITB024: Ahead of Obama Visit: What do Argentines Think of Warming Relations with the United States?

Authors: Salles Kobilanski, Facundo; Weaver, Cory
Released: March 23, 2016
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