Paul Crompton


  • The University of Western Australia (M404), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Research expertise keywords

  • Mineral economics


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