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Paul Wyrwoll

Research Fellow, Institute for Water Futures


PhD (ANU), MEnvResEc (ANU), BEc/BA (UWA)

Contact details

Phone: 6125 7556

Room: Crawford 3.57

Paul Wyrwoll is Research Fellow at the ANU Institute for Water Futures working on the economics and governance of water systems in Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

Paul is an environmental and resources economist whose previous research has encompassed: modelling the regulation of multipurpose hydropower reservoirs; the design and application of water pricing; and the resilience of social-ecological systems under risks and uncertainty. A central focus of his applied research is integrating technical analysis into decision-making.

Previously, Paul was Research Fellow at the ANU Centre for Climate and Energy Policy, General Manager of the Food Energy Environment Water Network and Managing Editor of the Global Water Forum. He has also worked as a consultant and practitioner on climate change and natural resources management in the Lower Mekong Basin.

Research interests

The costs, benefits & governance of large water infrastructure projects

The economic & social costs of poor drinking water quality

Regulatory innovation for water pricing & water markets

Application of risk analysis & resilience thinking to water policy


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