Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 611 - GEOPOLITICS OF ENERGY

Long Title: GEOPOLITICS OF ENERGY
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: Explores the geopolitical issues around energy security and trade by focusing on role of energy as the world's largest business and a strategic requirement of the modern nation-state, a source of power in international relations, and a major influence on national politics and institutions. This course equips students with the analytical skills to inform policy debates, advocate for the interests of principals, and advise policy makers and firms amid rapid changes in energy markets. Students learn both to produce sound empirical analysis by employing state of the art econometric techniques and to be discerning consumers of empirical research.