The puzzle of EU referendums

Ece Özlem Atikcan, Assistant Professor in Political Science at Laval University, asks whether previous referendums on European Union treaties contain many lessons and insights into the upcoming referendum in the UK. This piece is part of the UCL European Institute’s first guest editor week on openDemocracy.  Referendum campaigns matter more than election campaigns. Research has shown time and time again that people tend to change their minds during … Continue reading The puzzle of EU referendums