Professor Frank Jotzo

Dipl-VWL (Berlin), MEcDev (ANU), PhD (ANU)
Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy; Director, Centre for Climate Economics & Policy
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Environment And Resource Economics 140205
  • Economic Development Policy 160505
  • Environment Policy 160507
  • International Economics And International Finance 140210

Research interests

Economics and policy of climate change, including policy mechanisms for greenhouse gas control, climate change adaptation, and international climate policy; energy policy and land-use change; economic reform and political economy; structural change and development; Australia, China and Indonesia.


Frank Jotzo is Professor at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, where he directs the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy. He is co-director of the Australia-Germany Energy Transition Hub, joint editor-in-chief of the journal Climate Policy, and a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th and 6th Assessment Reports. He has been involved in a number of policy research and advisory exercises, including as senior advisor to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review, advisor to Indonesia‘s Minister of Finance, to the World Bank, and adviser to Ministers of Australian State and Territory governments. He has leds a collaborative research programs including on decarbonisation, coal transition, and market mechanisms for China’s climate and energy policy. As an environmental economist, his research focuses on policy relevant aspects of climate change, energy, and broader issues of environment, development and economic reform.

Current student projects

Ongoing PhD projects:

Kurnya Roesad: Renewable energy policy and economics in Indonesia

Fitrian Ardiansyah: Environmental Implications of Land Use Policies in a Decentralised Government and Fiscal System in Indonesia

Eliza Murray: Network analysis of climate change policy

Zeba Anjum: Electricity markets reform in Australia for high renewable energy supply

Cedric Hodges: The value of Australia’s coal resources under a low-carbon future

Panel member for Tony Wiskich, Yuan Peng. 


Past student projects

Completed PhDs

Dr Adriyanto Adriyanto: Fiscal policy for climate change mitigation

Dr Patrick Doupé: Economics modelling of financial incentives for reducing deforestation 

Dr Matthew Dornan: Renewable Technologies for Energy Security: Institutions and Investment in Fiji’s Electricity Sector

Panel member for Dr Shenghao Feng, Dr Jonathan Pickering, Dr Ross Lambie, Dr Ditya Nurdianto, Dr Imran Ahmad, Dr Greg Buckman.



Projects and Grants

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