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Paul Burke

Professor; Head, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics; Deputy Director, Crawford School of Public Policy


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

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Professor Paul Burke is Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics and Deputy Director of the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. His research is in energy and environmental 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, Energy, and Global Environmental Change. His ongoing research topics include electric vehicle adoption, residential electrification, small hydropower in Indonesia, and thermal coal phase-out in Vietnam. His publications are listed here.

Paul is a project convenor in the Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific Grand Challenge project at ANU and leads the Energy Economics and Policy research cluster of the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions. He is on the Executive Committee for the Australasian Development Economics Workshop.

Paul has been a panel member for 21 PhD graduates, including as chair for 4. In 2023 he will be teaching IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics and IDEC8089 Energy Economics.

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PhD students

Chair: Tanvir Bashar, Mara Hammerle

Research interests

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


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