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.

Analyses
5 March 2022

Transnationalism fosters more engagement in European politics

How often do you discuss European Union (EU) political matters with others? Do you feel that your voice counts in the way the EU conducts its business? Did you vote in the latest elections for the European Parliament (EP)?
In a newly published article, we explain that the way people answer these questions depends, in part, on the extent to which they live their lives “across” the national borders of EU member states. Transnational citizens are more likely to engage in such forms of political behaviour.

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