F&ES 800a / 2019-2020

Energy Economics and Policy Analysis

Credits: 3
Fall 2019: Tu,Th, 9:00-10:20, Bowers


This course examines energy policy issues that pertain to the environment, with a focus on providing tools for analyzing these issues. A primary objective is to apply economics to particular issues of energy markets, environmental impacts, investment in renewables, and other energy issues such as transportation and energy efficiency. We cover the economic and technical considerations behind a particular energy policy issue and then discuss a related article or case study.Prerequisites: F&ES 505b (or equivalent) and at least one course on energy.

Prerequisites for F&ES 800:
F&ES 505: Economics of the Environment
or equivalent coursework.