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Rohan Best


Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Studies) / Bachelor of Applied Finance
Master of Economics

Contact details

PhD programme

Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

Topic title

Energy and economic development

Topic description

Energy and economic development:
Underlying macroeconomic and institutional factors

Research Papers

Macroeconomic impacts of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti

Best, R (2017) Switching towards coal or renewable energy? The effects of financial capital on energy transitions. Energy Economics 63, pp. 75-83.

The importance of government effectiveness for the electricity sector in developing countries

Is electricity a key contributor to economic growth?

Employment history

Private sector (7 years)

Russell Investments

Public sector (2 years)

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Academic: Tutoring

EMET1001 – Foundations of Economic and Financial Models
IDEC8016 – Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
ECON1101 - Microeconomics 1
EMDV8078 - Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics

Mailing address

Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Crawford School
CAP Coombs Building 9
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

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