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The Insights Series

The Insights Series provides short, pithy analyses 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, policymakers, and scholars worldwide. Subscription is free and available by emailing your name to Browse the Insights Series by year »

AmericasBarometer Reports

The AmericasBarometer is the only scientifically rigorous comparative survey of democratic values and behaviors that covers all independent countries in North, Central, and South America, as well as a significant number of countries in the Caribbean. Individual country reports of the AmericasBarometer can be found by navigating to country pages here. You can also browse country and regional reports by AmericasBarometer the year of each survey round here

Reports with Partner Institutions

LAPOP partners with numerous academic and non-governmental institutions across the Americas. We collaborate with these institutions, sharing ideas for survey content and working together to disseminate the results of the public opinion surveys to the citizens of participating countries. Below are examples of recent reports developed in partnership with some of these institutions.

  • Media Pluralism, Public Trust, and Democracy: New Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (2018) - Developed in partnership with the Center for International Media Assistance and the National Endowment for Democracy
  • Beneath the Violence: How Insecurity Shapes Daily Life and Emigration in Central America (2017) - Developed in partnership with the Inter-American Dialogue