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). Also member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Barcelona City Council.
His main research area is focused on 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 Andrea Bianculli and Xavier 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, on which he has published extensively. Between 2005 and 2010 he was co-responsible for the ECPR standing group on regulatory governance.
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
- Explaining Global India: a multi-sectoral PhD training programme analysing the emergence of India as a global actor (GLOBAL INDIA) (Coordinator)
- GREI - International Studies Research Group (Coordinator | Researcher)
- Global Governance and the European Union: Future Trends and Scenarios (GLOBE) (Coordinator | Researcher)
- Trust in Governance and Regulation in Europe (TiGRE) (Coordinator | Researcher)
- Reconnecting citizens to the administrative state (RECONNECT) (Coordinator | Researcher)
- 2020.Varying Power Configurations and the Accountability of Independent Regulatory Agencies.International Review of Public Policy,2:3Link
- 2020.Linguistic Claims and Political Conflicts. Spanish Labyrinths in the European Context.Routledge.Link
- 2020.Where are the ECDC and the EU-wide responses in the COVID-19 pandemic?.The Lancet,Volume 395, Issue 10237:1611-1612Link
- 2020.EU agencies' involvement in transboundary crisis response: Supporting efforts or leading coordination?.Public Administration,Doi: 10.1111/padm.12652Link
- 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
- 2019.Austerity or Welfare State Transformation: Examining the Impact of Economy Crisis on Social Regulation in Europe.Regulation and Governance,13(3):301-320Link
- 2019.European Union agencies: a global governance perspective.Revista de Estudios Políticos,185:169-189Link
- 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
- 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.
- 2017.European Union Agencies: A transnational logic?.IBEI Working Papers,2017/54.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.