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Paul Burke



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

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Paul Burke is an economist focusing on the environment, energy, transport, and developing countries, particularly in the Asia Pacific.

Paul’s publications include papers in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Economic Inquiry, Nature Climate Change, and Global Environmental Change. His ongoing research includes examining effects of Indonesia’s energy subsidy reforms; US energy demand; the economics of road safety; and benefits of electricity access.

Paul teaches IDEC8053 Environmental Economics and has been a panel member for ten 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.

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Research interests

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


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