Jasper Praet

Credits: Eduard Delputte

Jasper Praet is a PhD-student at Ghent University, with a scholarship from the Special fund for Research (BOF). His research is about the radical right backlash against the climate mitigation targets set out in the European Green Deal. Jasper holds a Master’s degree in EU-Studies (Ghent University) and was awarded the Marthe Versichelen prize for best Master thesis. Additionally, he holds a Master in General Economics.

Research interests

  • Radical right, party competition
  • Issue entrepreneurship
  • Climate scepticism
  • EU climate goals

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