Mental Models in Political Economy (MENMOPE) The Mental Models in Political Economy project (MENMOPE) will map the different models and meanings associated with the economy using large scale surveys, quantitative text analysis, as well as elite interviews. View the UK Research and Innovation website. About the project The MENMOPE project investigates how people think about the economy. What do people mean when they think of “the economy” and how do they form judgments about it? Find out more here. The team Read about the fantastic team behind the Mental Models in Political Economy project led by Dr. Lucy Barnes. This includes the advisory board and the three researchers involved.