Tuesday, November 1, 2011

IRCPPS in the Links: Insights on the Greek Referendum from Eastern European EU Accessions

The Monkey Cage discusses the Greek bailout referendum:
...In a series of publications with a number of different co-authors,* I have examined the causes of attitudes towards EU membership in post-communist countries considering membership in theEU (see here and here) and then again in the actual referendum on EU membership in Poland (here). In all three articles, the overwhelming empirical lesson is clear: economic winners are more likely to support EU membership, while economic losers are more likely to oppose EU membership....