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Joan Miró

Joan Miró

Beatriu de Pinós Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Joan Miró is a postdoctoral researcher in the Beatriu de Pinós programme (AGAUR) at IBEI, where he is carrying out a research project focused on the implementation of the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility in Italy and Spain.

He had previously worked at Milan University as a postdoctoral researcher within the ERC-funded project SOLID. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His research interests lie in European integration, particularly the socioeconomic governance of the EMU, social policy, and international political economy.

He has published in international journals, such as Socio-Economic ReviewWest European PoliticsGlobal SocietyReview of International Political EconomyPolicy Studies or Journal of European Integration. His forthcoming book, written with Maurizio Ferrera and Stefano Ronchi, is titled Social Reformism 2.0. Work, Welfare and Progressive Politics in the 21h Century (Edward Elgar).

Background and education

  • (2019) PhD in Politics and International Relations, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • (2015) MA Ideology and Discourse Analysis, University of Essex

Professional memberships & affiliations

  • Council of European Studies


Research interests

  • EU integration
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Social policy
  • International Political Economy
  • Public policy analysis

Research projects

Selected publications

  • Miró, Joan.2022.Debating fiscal solidarity in the EU: identities, values and interests in the legitimation of the NGEU programme.Journal of European Integration,44(3):307-325LinkLogo open access
  • Kyriazi, Anna; Miró, Joan

    2022.Towards a socially fair green transition in the EU: an analysis of the Just Transition Fund using the Multiple Streams Framework.Comparative European Politics,21:112–132Link
  • Miró, Joan.2022.Responding to the global disorder: the EU’s quest for open strategic autonomy.Global Society,37:3:315-335LinkLogo open access
  • Miró, Joan.2021.Abolishing politics in the shadow of austerity? Assessing the (de)politicisation of budgetary policy in crisis-ridden Spain (2008-2015).Policy Studies,42(1):6-23
  • Miró, Joan.2021.In the name of competitiveness: a discursive institutionalist analysis of the EU’s approach to labour market structural reform, 2007-2016.Socio-Economic Review,19(2):711-733
  • León, M., Pavolini, E., Miró, Joan: Sorrenti, A

    2021.Policy change and partisan politics: understanding family policy differentiation in two similar countries.Social Politics,28(2):451-576
  • Miró, Joan.2021.The tensions of populism in power: a discursive-theoretical analysis of the Catalan secessionist push (2006-2017).Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory,22(1):1-22Link
  • Miró, Joan.2021.Austerity’s failures and policy learning: mapping European Commission officials’ beliefs on fiscal governance in the post-crisis EU.Review of International Political Economy,28(5):1224-1248
  • Ferrera, Maurizio; Miró, Joan; Ronchi, Stefano

    2021.Walking the road together? EU polity maintenance during the COVID-19 crisis.West European Politics,44:5-6:1329-1352LinkLogo open access
  • Miró, Joan.2019.Beyond populism and institutionalism: anti-populism and the management of austerity in Spain.Constellations,26(1):116-131
All publications