ECON 3870

ECON 3870

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course will investigate energy issues from an economic and business perspective using a quantitative approach. In the first part of the course, students will learn how to think about energy through an economic and business lens. The second part of the course will focus on topical energy market issues such as imperfect competition, bidding in electricity markets, markets for oil and gas, and environmental regulation.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MATH 1110, AEM 2100, and AEM 2600, or equivalents.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Use and evaluate scientific and economic information to reach defensible conclusions.
  • Describe the implications of using markets to supply and allocate energy.
  • Identify market failures that justify energy policy interventions.
  • Develop skills to evaluate the benefits and costs of different energy policies.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 4515AEM 5515

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18985ECON 3870  LEC 001

    • TRWarren Hall B02
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Gerarden, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person