Dr Liam Beiser-McGrath

Dr Liam Beiser-McGrath

Assistant Professor

Department of Social Policy

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English, German
Key Expertise
Climate Change, Environment, Climate Policy, Energy Insecurity

About me

Dr. Liam F. Beiser-McGrath is an Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. They are also the organiser of EPG Online, an online seminar series covering Environmental Politics and Governance.

Their research primarily focuses on the political feasibility of efforts to tackle climate change and environmental problems, using experimental research designs and machine learning. Current topics include:

1. How the design of policy can increase public support for tackling climate change and environmental problems.

2. How individuals' economic conditions, and economic inequality more broadly, affects willingness to support costly climate policy.

3. The importance of international action and ambitition in building support for meaningful emissions reductions. 


Research in these areas covers all the major global emitters, such as China, Germany, India, Japan, United Kingdom, and the USA, and has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals such as Science Advances, Nature Climate Change, Comparative Political Studies, Political Analysis, Global Environmental Politics, Regulation and Governance, Political Science Research & Methods, Climatic Change, and the Journal of Public Policy.

For further information please visit Liam's website, their CV  and Google Scholar page.


Expertise Details

Climate Change; Environment; Climate Policy; Public Opinion; Energy Insecurity