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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 463 - Energy Economics


Description:
Theoretical and empirical perspectives on economics of energy; political economy of energy supply and demand; regulation in energy sector; analysis of prevalent market structures; economics of oil, coal, electricity generation, natural gas and alternative energies.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: ECON 201.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Master the microeconomic principles that are used to analyze energy markets.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of historical and current issues in the economics of energy including issues of energy regulation, privatization, externalities, production and distribution.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of historical and current issues associated with the economics of coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil, and alternative energy industries.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
2/16/12

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