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Paul Burke

Associate Professor; Deputy Head, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics


BAgrEc (Hons I; Sydney), PhD (ANU)

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Paul Burke is an economist working on energy, the environment, transport, and developing countries, with a focus on the Asia Pacific.

Paul has published in journals including American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Economic Inquiry, Nature Geoscience, Nature Climate Change, and Global Environmental Change. His ongoing research includes policies for zero-carbon energy in the Asia-Pacific, pollution reduction policy in Japan, electricity trade, energy access issues, road transport flows, and other topics. His publications are listed here.

Paul is a project convenor within the ANU Grand Challenge project Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. He is affiliated with the Australian-German Energy Transition Hub, on the Executive Committee for the Australasian Development Economics Workshop, and convenes the HW Arndt lecture.

In 2020 Paul is teaching IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics and IDEC8089 Energy Economics. Paul also delivers executive training in economics. Paul is a past recipient of the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Award for Teaching Excellence and has been a panel member for 16 PhD graduates.

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Research interests

  • Energy economics
  • Environmental economics
  • Transport economics
  • Development economics
  • Asia-Pacific economies


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