Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2019

     

ECON 601 001 (CRN: 11943)

ENERGY ECONOMICS I

Long Title: ENERGY ECONOMICS I
Department: Economics
Instructor: Medlock, Kenneth B.
Meetings:
9:25AM - 10:40AM R BKH 229 (26-AUG-2019 - 6-DEC-2019) 
10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF HRG 100 (26-AUG-2019 - 6-DEC-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
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
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 24
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 125
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 69
Enrollment data as of: 27-SEP-2021 6:14AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
16-DEC-2019  
9:00AM - 12:00PM M HRG 100
 
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. Cross-list: ECON 437, ENST 437. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 601 if student has credit for ECON 437.