Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021


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ECON 601 001 (CRN: 11361)


Department: Economics
Instructor: Medlock, Kenneth
10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
11:00AM - 11:50AM M (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: 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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Energy Economics
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 21
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 75
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 53
Enrollment data as of: 24-JUL-2024 8:53PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM T
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.