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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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IO937: Explaining Tolerance for Anti-System Protest in the United States

Author: David Paul
Released: December 18, 2018
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IO936: Interested, Educated, and Alienated: Who Says Corruption is the Most Serious Problem Facing Their Country?

Author: Julia Gabriel
Released: December 5, 2018
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IO935: Who Supports State Ownership of Industry in the Americas?

Author: Elizabeth Naylor
Released: October 9, 2018
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IO934: Across Most of the Americas, National Pride Is High and Stable, While It Has Plummeted in the U.S.

Author: Emily Euiyoung Noh
Released: August 7, 2018
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IO933: Why Do People Contact Their Local Officials?

Author: Morgan Marquez
Released: July 11, 2018
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IGI002: Designing an Effective Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign: Lessons from Nepal

Authors: Dan Archer; Margaret Boittin; Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, and Sarah Rich-Zendel
Released: June 19, 2018
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IGI001: An Issue of “Otherness”: Beliefs that Human Trafficking Cannot Affect One’s In-Group Present Obstacle to Combatting Human Trafficking

Authors: Margaret Boittin; Claire Q. Evans; Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, and Frank T. Tota II
Released: June 6, 2018
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IO932: Reducing Inequality in the Americas: What Factors Predict Public Support for Redistribution?

Authors: Pawel Durakiewicz; with LAPOP
Released: May 8, 2018
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IMN004: Improving Adherence to Area Probability Sample Designs: Using LAPOP’s Remote Interview Geo-locating of Households in real-Time (RIGHT©) System

Authors: J. Daniel Montalvo; Mitchell A. Seligson; Elizabeth J. Zechmeister
Released: April 17, 2018
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ITB033: Latin American Views on Abortion in the Shadow of the Zika Epidemic

Authors: Mollie J. Cohen; Claire Q. Evans
Released: April 3, 2018
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