Luke McKenzie is an Associate Lecturer at the Development Policy Centre within the Australian National University.
Up until the COVID-19 crisis brought him back to Canberra, he was based in Port Moresby lecturing in economics at the University of Papua New Guinea and performing research on PNG’s tax system. Luke’s research interests include taxation and public finance, labour economics and randomised control trials.
Prior to this, Luke had worked at the Australian Treasury, where analysed and provided advice on tax policy. He has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from The University of Queensland. Luke has written on how the COVID-19 crisis can spark Australian action to address climate change here.