Public opinion

Public opinion

Public opinion

Public opinion

The Public Opinion section publishes analyses on attitudes towards the EU and the integration process gathered from single-country and cross-national surveys. In particular, the contributions of this section focus on orientations over the most contentious social and political conflicts dividing European voters and EU Member States and preferences towards policies and initiatives strengthening the European Social Union.

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«"“By many standard measures, globalization is in retreat. The 2008 financial crisis and the ensuing recession brought an end to three decades of rapid growth in the trade of goods and services. Cross-border financial flows have fallen by two-thirds. In many countries that have traditionally championed globalization, including the United States and the United Kingdom, the political conversation about trade has shifted from a focus on economic benefits to concerns about job loss, dislocation, deindustrialization, and inequality."»