Marta Fraile, Ph.D.

European University Institute

City: Firenze

Country: Italy

About Me:

I am permanent Research Fellow at Spanish Scientific Research Institute, CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), working at the Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP). Currently I am on special leave for research and working at EUI where I am part time professor at SPS and coordinate the Data Clinic. I hold a PhD’s in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (Italy). I have taught at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Juan March Institute (CEACS, Madrid), Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna (Pisa), and Central European University (Budapest)

Research Interests

Political Participation

Public Opinion

Gender and Politics

Political Knowledge

Political Involvement

Gender Gap

Economic Voting

Public Attitude/opinion

Western Europe

Countries of Interest



United Kingdom

My Research:

My research interests include Public Opinion, Political Participation (Electoral and Non Electoral) Economic Voting and Gender & Politics. I am currently involved in a Project studying the antecedents of citizens’ knowledge about politics. More specifically, I am doing research on the different sources of knowledge inequalities with an special focus on the gender gap in political knowledge from a comparative perspective: