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 uptake in Indonesia and India; energy poverty in Australia; pollution policy in Japan; China’s coal demand; and other topics. His publications are listed here.
Paul is a key team member of the ANU Grand Challenge project Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. He is Co-lead for a research module of the Australian-German Energy Transition Hub. He convenes the Crawford PhD Seminars in Economics, is on the Executive Committee for the Australasian Development Economics Workshop, and is ACT Branch President of AARES.
In 2019 Paul is teaching IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics and IDEC8089 Energy Economics. He delivers executive training in Environmental Economics for Non-Economists, and has been a panel member for 13 PhD graduates. Paul is a past recipient of the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Award for Teaching Excellence.
Current PhD students
- Chair: Tong Zhang
- Panel member: Zeba Anjum, Anna Falentina, Chi Hoong Leong, Panittra Ninpanit, Donny Pasaribu, Chitra Septyandrica, Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul
- Energy economics
- Environmental economics
- Transport economics
- Development economics
- Asia-Pacific economies