John Kandulu

John Kandulu

School of Economics and Public Policy

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Born in Malawi, John contributes to the design and analysis of problems in the field of development economics, natural resource economics, environmental management, planning and policy. He has contributed to projects addressing aid for development programs, food and water security and water quality management. John’s work involves applying techniques used in economics including econometric analysis, investment risk analysis, real options analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and portfolio analysis to inform decision making, policy design and implementation. John has obtained training in application of various software programmes for econometric analysis, spatial analysis, investment risk analysis, and optimisation. John’s research areas of interest include financial economics, development economics, and the assessment of investment and policy decisions. John obtained a Masters in Economic while working at CSIRO and is currently enrolled in the University of Adelaide PhD program in Economics.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Wheeler, S. A., Zuo, Z., & Kandulu, J. (2021). What water are we really pumping? The nature and extent of surface and groundwater substitutability in Australia and implications for water management policies. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 43(4), 1550-1570.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2020 Tam, M., Capon, T., Whitten, S., Tapsuwan, S., Kandulu, J., & Measham, P. (2020). Assessing the economic benefit of area wide management and the sterile insect technique for the Queensland fruit fly in pest-free vs. endemic regions of South-east Australia. International Journal of Pest Management, 1-17.
    2020 Kandulu, J., Wheeler, S., Zuo, A., & Sim, N. (2020). The impact of microcredit loans on school enrolment in Bangladesh. Journal of Development Studies, 56(9), 1725-1744.
    2020 Tapsuwan, S., Capon, T., Tam, M., Kandulu, J., Measham, P., & Whitten, S. (2020). Willingness to pay for area-wide management and sterile insect technique to control fruit flies in Australia. International Journal of Pest Management, 66(4), 351-367.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS3
    2019 Dandy, G. C., Marchi, A., Maier, H. R., Kandulu, J., MacDonald, D. H., & Ganji, A. (2019). An integrated framework for selecting and evaluating the performance of stormwater harvesting options to supplement existing water supply systems. Environmental Modelling and Software, 122, 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS11
    2018 Kandulu, J., Thorburn, P., Biggs, J., & Verburg, K. (2018). Estimating economic and environmental trade-offs of managing nitrogen in Australian sugarcane systems taking agronomic risk into account. Journal of Environmental Management, 223, 264-274.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7 Europe PMC1
    2017 Kandulu, J., Hatton MacDonald, D., Dandy, G., & Marchi, A. (2017). Ecosystem service impacts of urban water supply and demand management. Water Resources Management, 31(15), 4785-4799.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS5
    2017 Kandulu, J. M., & Connor, J. D. (2017). Improving the effectiveness of aid: an evaluation of prospective Mekong irrigation investments. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 33(2), 270-291.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS5
    2015 Bryan, B. A., Huai, J., Connor, J., Gao, L., King, D., Kandulu, J., & Zhao, G. (2015). What actually confers adaptive capacity? insights from agro-climatic vulnerability of australian wheat. PLoS ONE, 10(2), 20 pages.
    DOI Scopus20 WoS20 Europe PMC3
    2014 Connor, J. D., Kandulu, J. M., & Bark, R. H. (2014). Irrigation revenue loss in Murray-Darling Basin drought: An econometric assessment. Agricultural Water Management, 145, 163-170.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS10
    2014 Kandulu, J. M., Connor, J. D., & MacDonald, D. H. (2014). Ecosystem services in urban water investment. Journal of Environmental Management, 145, 43-53.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS23 Europe PMC4
    2013 Bark, R. H., Peeters, L. J. M., Lester, R. E., Pollino, C. A., Crossman, N. D., & Kandulu, J. M. (2013). Understanding the sources of uncertainty to reduce the risks of undesirable outcomes in large-scale freshwater ecosystem restoration projects: An example from the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Environmental Science and Policy, 33, 97-108.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS16
    2013 Kandulu, J. (2013). Are we risking too much? Estimating the risk-mitigating benefit of urban water supply augmentation options. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 13(2), 531-540.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2012 Kandulu, J. M., Bryan, B. A., King, D., & Connor, J. D. (2012). Mitigating economic risk from climate variability in rain-fed agriculture through enterprise mix diversification. Ecological Economics, 79, 105-112.
    DOI Scopus46 WoS42
    2011 Bryan, B. A., & Kandulu, J. M. (2011). Designing a Policy Mix and Sequence for Mitigating Agricultural Non-Point Source Pollution in a Water Supply Catchment. Water Resources Management, 25(3), 875-892.
    DOI Scopus44 WoS34
    2009 Bryan, B. A., & Kandulu, J. M. (2009). Cost-effective alternatives for mitigating Cryptosporidium risk in drinking water and enhancing ecosystem services. Water Resources Research, 45(8), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS19
    2009 Bryan, B. A., Kandulu, J., Deere, D. A., White, M., Frizenschaf, J., & Crossman, N. D. (2009). Adaptive management for mitigating Cryptosporidium risk in source water: A case study in an agricultural catchment in South Australia. Journal of Environmental Management, 90(10), 3122-3134.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS25 Europe PMC9
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Parry, H., Capon, T., Clarke, A., Crisp, P., Hulthen, A., Kandulu, J., . . . Williams, D. (2019). Area-wide management guidelines for Sterile Insect Technique developed through interdisciplinary modelling research. In 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation - Supporting Evidence-Based Decision Making: The Role of Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM 2019 (pp. 652-657). online: QUT.
    DOI Scopus1
    2017 Kandulu, J., Thorburn, P., Biggs, J., & Verburg, K. (2017). Estimating economic impacts of controlled release fertilisers in sugarcane systems: An economic risk case study analysis. In 39th Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, ASSCT 2017 (pp. 251-262). online: ASSCT.

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