Dani Marinova is a postdoctoral researcher in Political Economy. Her interests span the fields of political behaviour, political economy and public policy. In her dissertation, she draws on political psychology theory to contextualize voter behaviour in varying institutional and political settings. Her research at Hertie scrutinizes the power of public opinion to shape economic and public policy. Dani completed her doctorate at Indiana University in 2012. During the 2011-2012 academic year, she was part of the Research Group on Democracy, Elections and Citizenship at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Previously, she worked as a statistics consultant at the Indiana University Center for Statistical and Mathematical Computing.