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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