Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Jacint Jordana (Granollers, 1962) is professor of Political Science and Public Administration at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has a PhD in Economics (Universitat de Barcelona, 1992). He has been visiting fellow at the Copenhagen Business School, Australian National University, Wissenschafts Zentrum Berlin, University of California (San Diego) and Konstanz University. From 2005 to 2010 he was co-chair (together with David Levi-Faur) of the ECPR standing group on Regulatory Governance . Currently, he is director of the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), an inter-university research institute devoted to international studies.
His main research area is focused to the analysis of public policies, with special emphasis being laid on regulatory policy and regulatory governance. Recent publications include articles, among others, on the diffusion of regulatory institutions, the comparative development of domestic public policies, and policy making in policy networks. His publications include the edited books "Accountability and Regulatory Governance" (Palgrave, 2014), edited with A. Bianculli adn X. fernandez-Marín, and together with David Lavi-Faur, "The politics of Regulation" (Edward Elgar, 2004) and "The rise of Regulatory Capitalism: The Global Diffusion of a New Order" (Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 598, 2005).He also has worked on topics related to collective action, policy diffusion and social capital, about which has published extensively.
Background and education
- (1992) PhD in Economics, University of Barcelona
- Collective Action and Policy Networks
- Telecommunications Policies
- Political Economy of Latin America
- Regulatory governance
- Regulatory Agencies
IBEI Research Clusters
- Regulatory Governance in Higher Education: a Comparative Analysis of Instruments, Agencies and Audiences (UNIREGOV) (Head of project)
- Explaining Global India: a multi-sectoral PhD training programme analysing the emergence of India as a global actor (GLOBAL INDIA) (Head of project)
- GREI - International Studies Research Group (Head of project | Researcher)
- LIQUID borders within the EU: in search of member states’ territorial identity and self-perception (LIQUID-EU) (Head of project | Researcher)
- Global Governance and the European Union: Future Trends and Scenarios (GLOBE) (Head of project | Researcher)
- 2019.Austerity or Welfare State Transformation: Examining the Impact of Economy Crisis on Social Regulation in Europe.Regulation and Governance,13(3):301-320
- 2019.Barcelona, Madrid y el Estado. Ciudades globales y el pulso por la independencia en Cataluña.Madrid:Catarata.Link
- 2019.Changing Borders in Europe.New York (NY):Routledge.Link
- 2019.Self-determination and the Reconfiguration of the Nation-state in Europe.In: Jordana, Jacint; Keating, Michael; Marx, Axel; Wouters, Jan (eds.).Changing Borders in Europe.Link
- 2019.European Union agencies: a global governance perspective.Revista de Estudios Políticos,185:169-189
- 2019.Central Banks and Banking Regulation: Historical Legacies and Institutional Challenges.In:
Bach, Tobias; Kai Wegrich.The Blind Spots of Public Bureaucracy and the Politics of Non-Coordination.Cham:Palgrave Macmillan,pp: 195-216.Link
- 2018.Linguistic Policies and Citizens’ Claims in a Multinational State: The Case of Spain.In: Cheneval, Francis and Mónica Ferrín (Ed.).Citizenship in Segmented Societies Lessons for the EU.Cheltenham:Edward Elgar Publishing.Link
- 2018.European transboundary crises and EU agencies: Examining board members' attitudes towards crisis involvement.IBEI Working Papers,2018/55.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.
- 2018.Central Banks and Banking Regulation: Historical Legacies and Institutional Challenges.In: Bach, Tobias, Wegrich, Kai (Eds.).The Blind Spots of Public Bureaucracy and the Politics of Non‐Coordination.Palgrave Macmillan,pp: 195-216.Link
- 2017.European Union Agencies: A transnational logic?.IBEI Working Papers,2017/54.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.
- 2017.How to achieve full electrification: Lessons from Latin America.Energy Policy,Volume 108, September 2017:55–69Link
- 2017.Las agencias públicas en España: percepciones sobre autonomía y rendición de cuentas.Revista Española de Ciencia Política,43 (61)Link
- 2016.Are regulatory agencies independent in practice? Evidence from board members in Spain.Regulation & Governance,10 (3):230-247. DOI: 10.1111/rego.12084Link
- 2016.When regional innovation policies meet policy rationales and evidence: a plea for policy analysis.European Planning Studies,Volume 24, 2016 - Issue 12Link
- 2015.Accountability and Regulatory Governance.Kensington:Palgrave.Link