Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 605 - TAXATION IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

Long Title: TAXATION IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
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 basic principles of taxation, and general equilibrium modeling of the economic effects of taxes, and applies them to federal and state taxes on the energy sector. Topics include royalties resource rent taxes, corporate income taxes including international tax issues such as transfer pricing and income shifting, excess profit taxes, production-sharing agreements, and environmental taxes. Students will formulate, implement, and use quantitative models to solve problems related to private and public decision making in the context of taxes applied to U.S. energy systems.