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Mengye Zhu

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Affiliate Postdoctoral Researcher, CGS

Dr. Mengye Zhu is an Affiliate Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Global Sustainability. Her research focuses on energy transitions, particularly from a political economy perspective. She has extensive experience conducting fieldwork in the public and private sectors. Her recent work has analyzed China’s wind power development by exploring the investment logic of central state-owned enterprises (CSOEs) and their interactions with the central/local governments based on in-depth field investigations and both qualitative and quantitative data analysis. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Tsinghua University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Pittsburgh. Before her Ph.D., Mengye worked as a Research Assistant at the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy and as a Policy Analyst at the Climate Policy Institute of Tsinghua University.

Areas of Interest
  • Energy transition; climate governance; circular economy
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