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Paul Burke

Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics


BAgrEc (Hons I, Uni Medal) (Sydney), PhD (ANU)

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Phone: +612 6125 6566

Room: Coombs 7134

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Paul Burke is an economist focusing on the environment, energy, transport, and developing countries, particularly in the Asia Pacific.

Paul has published (and in press) 18 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Nature Climate Change, and Global Environmental Change. His published work includes papers on the effects of fuel price changes on road-sector outcomes; effects of economic shocks on politics; and the emissions implications of countries climbing the national-level energy ladder. Paul’s ongoing research includes examining China’s coal demand; the drivers of emissions; energy demand by sector; and effects of Indonesia’s fossil fuel subsidy reforms.

Paul teaches two postgraduate economics courses, linked below. He has supervised a number of PhD students, and frequently delivers executive training in “Environmental Economics for Non-Economists”. Paul received the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Award for Teaching Excellence in 2013.

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Research interests

  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Transport Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Asia-Pacific Economies


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