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Yuetong Guo
Yuetong Guo

Yuetong Guo

PhD candidate

Biography

Yuetong is a PhD student in public policy research at the Department of Political Economy, co-supervised by Dr Tomas Maltby and Dr Francesca Vantaggiato. She is interested in European public policy (especially climate policy) and policy-making, the EU’s leadership, and climate governance. Her doctorate project aims to explore the role of the European Commission and its inter-institutional relations in shaping the EU's leadership in global climate governance with contemporary background. Her research builds contributions on emphasising the internal decision-making processes of the EU and how they shape its climate governance policy direction. During her fieldwork in Brussels, she is based in ISPOLE, UC Louvain, as a visiting researcher working under the guidance of Professor Tom Delreux.

She is also open to other political economy topics such as environmental economics and ESG investment. Apart from academia, she has undertaken several internships from within the economics, finance and policy industry such as the Export-Import Bank of China, SDIC Securities Co., Ltd., and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (DTT).

Yuetong graduated with a BSc in Economics and Finance at the University of Liverpool & XJTLU (2021) and an MSc in Public Policy from the Department of Political Science at University College London (2022).

Office hours

Wednesday: 15.00 - 17.00

Teaching

4SSPP109 Quantitative methods

Research interests

  • European public policy
  • Climate governance
  • EU inter-institutional relations
  • EU policy-making
  • European integration
  • Political economy of environment and climate

Doctoral research

Shaping Global Climate Governance: The Role of the European Commission and EU Institutions in the EU’s Leadership Dynamics

Supervisors 

Dr Tomas Maltby and Dr Francesca Vantaggiato

Research

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Environment and Public Policy

The Environment and Public Policy Group

ESRChero
Environmental Security research group

The Environmental Security research group brings together scholars from the security community and scholars working on issues of environmental security.

Research

Environment-thomas-richter-unsplash
Environment and Public Policy

The Environment and Public Policy Group

ESRChero
Environmental Security research group

The Environmental Security research group brings together scholars from the security community and scholars working on issues of environmental security.