The euro: scapegoated by politicians, supported by the public

Public opinion has a central role in the politics of the Eurozone. But how do citizens form their opinions? Joris Melman’s original research indicates that opinions on the euro are often embedded in more general political orientations. For most people, the euro is above all a practical artefact in their daily lives, which makes them less likely to question it.

Post-Crisis Democracy in Europe blog, 19 March 2020

Euro notes in pocket

Most people do not link the euro crisis to the currency in their pockets. Illustration: colourbox.com

Published Mar. 19, 2020 3:08 PM - Last modified Mar. 23, 2020 11:56 AM