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