Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ECON 601 - ENERGY ECONOMICS I

Long Title: ENERGY ECONOMICS I
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Energy Economics
Description: Introduces the energy sector to students, discusses key aspects of energy supply, demand and pricing, and is foundational for the MEECON degree. Topics include optimal extraction of depletable resources, investment in energy-using capital, trade of energy commodities, storage, end-use demand and energy efficiency, and the relationship between economic activity, energy and the environment. Students learn to apply dynamic optimization, linear programming and econometric techniques in addressing the course topics. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ECON 437. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 601 if student has credit for ECON 437.