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Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on political trust

Bottasso, Anna, Cerruti, Gianluca and Conti, Maurizio (2022) Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on political trust. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (31 Mar 2022). Blog Entry.

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How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected trust in politics among citizens? Drawing on a unique survey of young people in Germany, France, Italy, and Spain, Anna Bottasso, Gianluca Cerruti and Maurizio Conti demonstrate that political trust during the pandemic has been influenced by previous perceptions about the efficiency of local institutions. Regions that were perceived to have high quality institutions experienced an increase of 9% in political trust levels compared to regions with low quality institutions.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 24 May 2022 08:33
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:26

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