No photo of Paul Crompton

Paul Crompton

Dr, BBus Curtin, PhD W.Aust.

  • 379 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Paul Crompton is currently in the economics group of the UWA Business School. His research interests are concentrated in the area of mineral and energy markets. His PhD focused on various aspects of the global iron ore and steel industry and he has completed several large consulting projects on the economics of mineral and energy markets, including the development of a variety of forecasting models.

Paul has held positions at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, the University of Tasmania and the University of Western Australia. He has published numerous book chapters and journal articles focusing on various aspects of mineral and energy markets. In addition he has made several conference presentations in this field.

Examples of Paul's recent work include an examination of the key drivers of steel consumption in OECD countries using panel data and the costs associated with the integration of wind power into electricity networks.

Funding overview

Dr Paul Crompton, Professor Yanrui Wu 2002, “The Future of Australian Mineral Exports”, ARC Linkage Projects, Funds Approved: $167,780.00. RFCD:

Teaching overview

ECON2105 Rise of the Global Economy
ECON5503 Economic Management and Strategy


Mineral economics, Energy economics.


  • Mineral economics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Paul Crompton is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 13 Similar Profiles
steel Earth & Environmental Sciences
economy of scale Earth & Environmental Sciences
Japan Social Sciences
OECD Earth & Environmental Sciences
Steel Business & Economics
Gross Domestic Product Earth & Environmental Sciences
trend Social Sciences
new technology Social Sciences

Research Output 1999 2015

9 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Explaining variation in steel consumption in the OECD

Crompton, P., 2015, In : Resources Policy. 45, p. 239-246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gross Domestic Product
economic development
6 Citations (Scopus)

Economies of scale in global iron-making

Crompton, P. & Lesourd, J-B., 2008, In : Resources Policy. 33, 2, p. 74-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economy of scale

Metal Prices and the Supply of Storage

Crompton, P. & Xiarchos, I. M., 2008, Commodity Modeling and Pricing. Schaeffer, P. (ed.). New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, p. 102-117

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

295 Citations (Scopus)

Energy consumption in China: past trends and future directions

Crompton, P. & Wu, Y., 2005, In : Energy Economics. 27, 1, p. 195-208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy utilization
Future directions

Australian Macroeconomic Policy Debates: Contributions from the Shann Memorial Lectures 1991-2000

Crompton, P., 2004, Perth, Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

Projects 2003 2012