Dr Paul Burke

Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy

Australian National University

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 natural gas demand; sectoral energy use; long-run economic drivers of greenhouse gas emissions; and Indonesia’s fuel subsidy reforms. He has recently completed a paper on Australia’s Direct Action abatement subsidies.

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