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Alan Moran

Alan Moran, Ph.D. is the past director (2014) of the Deregulation Unit at the Institute of Public Affairs and runs the Regulation Economics website.

Alan Moran, Ph.D. is the past director (2014) of the Deregulation Unit at the Institute of Public Affairs and runs the Regulation Economics website.

 An economist, he was previously a senior Australian government official with responsibilities that included regulation review and energy policy. He is one of Australia’s best known commentators on the energy industry and over the past 10 years has published more than 30 major papers and addresses covering specific aspects of the industry.

In addition to editing a recent book, Climate Change, the Facts, he has authored four books, including three on environmental economics, and published dozens of articles and submissions on privatization, energy, and other economic policy matters.

Moran has given presentations at three previous International Conferences on Climate Change hosted by The Heartland Institute. Watch them below.

 

Recent Articles and Publications

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August 19, 2020
By Alan Moran
Australia’s misguided climate policies have resulted in excessively high electricity prices that are undermining the country’s economic resilience and competitiveness and cutting our standards of living.

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