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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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ITB011: Legislators and the President Clash in Ecuador over Abortion Issue:   Who has the support of the people?

Author: Orcés, Diana
Released: October 22, 2013
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IO898: Political Connections in the Americas

Author: Smith, Amy Erica
Released: October 14, 2013
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IO897: Explaining Evaluations of the National Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Castorena, Oscar
Released: September 30, 2013
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IO896: Social Protest in Chile: Causes and Likely Consequences 

Authors: Luna, Pablo Luan; Maureira, Toro Sergio
Released: September 16, 2013
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IO895: The Gender Gap in Politics in Guatemala: 20 Years of Advances and Setbacks

Author: Azpuru, Dinorah
Released: September 2, 2013
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ITB010: Police Reforms Spur Security and Trust in Jamaica

Authors: Zechmeister, Elizabeth; Seligson, Mitchell A.; Harriot, Anthony; Lewis, Balford A
Released: August 19, 2013
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IO894: Evangelicalism and Gay Rights in Latin America

Author: Marcano, Isaiah
Released: August 12, 2013
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ITB009: Public Opinion and Trust in the Supreme Court in Argentina

Author: Lodola, Germán
Released: July 29, 2013
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IO892: Prosperity and Protest in Brazil: The Wave of the Future for Latin America?

Authors: Moseley, Mason; Layton, Matthew
Released: July 15, 2013
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IO893: Political Social Media Users in the Americas are Tolerant and Pro-Democratic

Author: Brunelle, Jessica
Released: July 1, 2013
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