Does the Euro adoption entail psychological costs?

Olga Popova (Regensburg)

The United Kingdom’s European Union membership referendum (“Brexit”) has demonstrated that anchoring policy decisions by the popular vote requires a deeper understanding of how individual perceptions in different demographic groups confound objective information. The new paper by the IOS economist Olga Popova, co-authored with Vladimir Otrachshenko and José Tavares (both from Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal), forthcoming in the European Journal of Political Economy, contributes in that direction. The paper assesses the perceived individual psychological costs of adhering to the Euro across different population groups. Weiterlesen