Professor Paul Burke is Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics (ACDE) 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 is a convener within the Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific initiative 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. He is program convener for the ACDE coursework programs, which include the Master of International and Development Economics and the Master of Environmental and Resource Economics.
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 in China, pollution reduction in Japan, and thermal coal phase-out in South-East Asia. His publications are listed here.