Jared J. Finnegan

Research student

Jared’s research examines the comparative political economy of climate policy adoption, focusing on national political and economic institutions.


Before joining the Grantham Research Institute, Jared was a Research Analyst at the World Resources Institute. His work focused on measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) of GHG emissions reductions and international GHG accounting.

Jared holds a BA in Sociology and Latin American Studies (University of California, Santa Cruz), an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy (LSE) and an MRes in Political Science (LSE).

Research interests:

•    Climate change mitigation policy
•    Comparative political economy
•    Electoral systems; legislative institutions; corporatism; varieties of capitalism


Commentary  8 September, 2016

From adaptation to climate-resilient development: what are the implications for policymakers?

PhD candidate, Jared J. Finnegan, gives an overview of 'The economics of climate-resilient development'. This new book explores the link between adaptation to climate change and economic development read more »

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