Dr Judith McNeill

Senior Research Fellow - School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences

Judith McNeill

Phone: +61 2 6773 2260

Email: jmcneill@une.edu.au


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Judith is an economist with a wide range of experience in Commonwealth and State Treasuries, university teaching and environmental and regional economic development research. She has completed research projects in climate change adaptation, ecological economics, industrial ecology, socio-economic impact analysis, infrastructure finance, benefit-cost analysis and federal-state relations.

Selected Research Projects

Building an Australian Disaster Resilience Index (Bushfire and Natural Disaster Co-operative Research Centre 2014-2017)

Adaptation to carbon-tax-induced changes in energy demand in rural and regional Australia
(Australian Research Council, 2012 - 2016)

Improving our Understanding of the Effects of Low Carbon Policies on the Australian Economy and Regions
(Australian Research Council, 2009 - 2011)


Nelson, T., Reid C. and McNeill, J. 2015. 'Energy-only markets and renewable energy targets: Complementary policy or policy collision?'. Economic Analysis and Policy, 46: 25-42.

Nelson, T., McNeill, J. and Simshauser, P. 2014. 'From throughput to access fees: The future of network and retail tariffs', Chapter 13 of Distributed Generation and its Implications for the Utility Industry, F. Sioshansi (ed.) ISBN 978-0-800240-7, Elsevier: Academic Press, Massachusetts.

Meng, S., Siriwardana, M. and McNeill, J. 2013. 'The Environmental and Economic Impact of the Carbon Tax in Australia'. Environmental and Resource Economics. 54(3): 313-32.

Meng, X., Siriwardana, M. and McNeill, J. 2012. 'The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Asia-Pacific Regions'. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review. 8(2): 1-8.

McNeill J. 2011. 'Economic vulnerability', Chapter 4 of Brunckhorst, D., Reeve, I., Morley, P., Coleman, M., Barclay, E., McNeill, J., Stayner, R., Glencross-Grant, R., Thompson, J. and Thompson, L. Vulnerability to Climate Change – Hunter and Central Coasts. Report to the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Australia.

McNeill, J. 2009, 'Ominous portent of the omitted variable: the urgent need to understand energy's role in productivity growth'. Peer reviewed paper for ANZSEE Conference 2009, 27-30 October, Darwin, Northern Territory.

McNeill, J. and Williams, J.B. 2007. 'The Employment Effects of Sustainable Development'. Ecological Economics. 64(1): 216-23.