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Table 3 Beliefs in Argentina and the US: Peronists look like Republicans

From: Some elements of Peronist beliefs and tastes

  Argentina
Ratio
(Peronist/Non-Peronist)
United States
Ratio
(Republican/Democrat)
Poor are lazy 2.6 = 0.64/0.25
0.64 = 39/61; 0.25 = 20/80
3.1 = 3/0.96
3 = 75/25;0.96 = 49/51
Workers should follow instructions 1.6
=0.81/0.51; 45/55;34/66
2.4
=3.35/1.4, 77/23;58/42
Run by few big interests 0.1
=2.4/19; 71/29;95/5
0.7
=2.1/3.2, 68/32;76/24
Jobs for men instead of women 2.1
=0.59/0.28, 34/58;20/71
1.3
=0.37/0.3, 23/63;21/71
More respect for authority 4.4
=15/3.4, 75/5;54/16
2.2
=28/12, 84/3;75/6
More importance of money 0.5
=3.3/6.5; 66/20;72/11
0.8
=9.6/11, 67/7;70/6
Acceptable to cheat 1.9
=4.9/2.6, 83/17;72/28
1.2
=6.1/4.9, 86/14;83/17
Competition good 1.2
=1.2/1, 55/45;50/50
2.1
=2.7/1.3, 73/27;57/43
  1. (1) Peronist (Non-Peronist) is the sub-sample of Argentines that declare an intention to vote for the Peronist Party (Any party that is not the Peronist Party). Democrats (Republicans) are the sub-sample of Americans declaring an intention to vote for the Democrat (Republican) Party. (2) Definitions of beliefs in Appendix 2