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Paul Burke

Associate Professor and Head, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics


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

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Paul Burke is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. His research interests are in energy economics, environmental economics, transport economics, and development economics, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific.

Paul has published in journals including the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Economic Inquiry, Nature Geoscience, Nature Climate Change, and Global Environmental Change. His ongoing research topics include international electricity trade, energy access issues, policies for zero-carbon energy in the Asia-Pacific, carbon price designs, and electricity demand. His publications are listed here.

Paul is a researcher within the Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific ANU Grand Challenge project and is on the Executive Committee for the Australasian Development Economics Workshop.

Paul teaches IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics and IDEC8089 Energy Economics and has been a panel member for 19 PhD graduates.

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PhD students

Chair: Mara Hammerle, Tong Zhang

Research interests

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


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