FREE April WAPOR Webinar: Public Opinion Perceptions of Social, Economic, and Political Challenges in Latin America

2021-03-26 10:14

Public Opinion Perceptions of Social, Economic, and Political Challenges in Latin America 

Friday, April 9, 2021 

10:00 - 11:45 AM EDT

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This webinar continues the series of monthly webinars by the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR). On April 9, we will meet to discuss the public opinion perceptions of social, economic, and political challenges in the countries of Central and South America. Our speakers will discuss the issues of gender equality, wellbeing, public trust, perceptions of democracy and political participation using the survey data from the major public opinion research projects run across the Latin American continent such as the AmericasBarometer, Latinobarometro, the World Values Survey (WVS), and Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN).

Marita Carballo, WAPOR Past President, will moderate the webinar.

Speakers and Topics:

Gender Equality, Violence, and Sexual Harassment in Latin America: Findings from the Annual WIN World Survey 2020 – by Urpi Torrado, CEO of Datum International (Peru) and Past President of APEIM (Peruvian Association of Market Research). Urpi is the Board Member and Regional Leader for Americas at the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN) and ESOMAR representative in Peru.  


Democratic Attitudes and Regime Support: Findings from the AmericasBarometer by Noam Lupu, Associate Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University (USA) and Associate Director of the LAPOP Lab. His research interests include comparative political behavior, political parties and partisanship, congruence and representation, legacies of political violence, and class and inequality. 


Measuring People’s Perceptions of Wellbeing in Latinobarometro: Why They Matter and What Can We Learn from Them?  by Marta Lagos, the Founding Director of the Latinobarómetro Corporation. She has done consulting work on polls and electoral processes in 23 countries, and served as a consultant for the UNDP, the World Bank, the IADB. She is the WAPOR National Representative for Chile. 

Intergenerational Differences in Public Opinion Perceptions in Latin America: Findings from the World Values Survey (WVS) by Alejandro Moreno, Professor of Political Science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and Director of of Public Opinion Polling at El Financiero. He is a former WAPOR President, the Vice-President of the World Values Survey Association and the WVS Principal Investigator for Mexico. 

WAPOR is pleased to offer this webinar free of charge.

See more WAPOR webinars here.