Irem Inal

Job title: 
BELS Fellow

Irem Inal is a PhD student at UC Berkeley’s Department of Sociology.   She has done research on the factors behind consolidation and organizational change in the credit union industry in the US. Her current work investigates 1) the monitoring of ESG disclosures in Europe and the US from a comparative political economy lens, 2) rural opposition to decarbonization in the US, and 3) the impact of green financing by international organizations on domestic legislation in the Global South.Prior to moving to Berkeley, she lived in Istanbul where she majored in Economics and Sociology at Boğaziçi University.