Abstract: The political and social consequences of the economic and financial crisis are still very visible, especially in the growing social and territorial inequality and the palpable corrosion of democratic institutions. This paper studies the consequences of the measures taken by national governments at the European and domestic level during the crisis. Moreover, the author analyses the evolution of public trust in national governments in Germany and Spain.
Sumario: 1. Introducción. – 2. Análisis del nivel europeo. – 3. Análisis del nivel doméstico. – 4. Análisis de la opinión pública. – 5. Conclusiones.