Paul Burke is an economist focusing on energy, the environment, transport, and developing countries, particularly in 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; Australia’s ongoing energy transition; the economics of road safety; benefits of electricity access; and other topics.
In 2018 Paul is teaching IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics. He has been a panel member for 12 completed PhD students. He also delivers executive training in Environmental Economics for Non-Economists.
Paul has been awarded an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, 2016–2018. He received the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Award for Teaching Excellence in 2013.
Current PhD students
Chair: Tong Zhang
- Environmental economics
- Energy economics
- Transport economics
- Development economics
- Asia-Pacific economies