Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration
PADM-5510: Energy Economics
Description: The course is an introduction to the field of energy economics. Students will explore major principles, models and frameworks that are used in energy economics, and will learn to apply them to contemporary energy issues. Students will learn to collect, work with and evaluate energy data. Global energy challenges and potential governance and policy solutions will be examined and discussed. The course analyzes the interface between energy and environmental and discusses regulatory approaches and policy instruments for more desirable social outcomes. Students will be able to explore the material in assignments and a term paper. The objective of the course is to introduce major concepts in energy economics and to teach students how to critically apply concepts and models to contemporary energy issues and challenges. Students will learn to critically assess various regulatory and policy
approaches in the energy sector and their relationship to the achievement of energy and environmental objectives and strategies.
Faculty: Stephan Schott (Winter 2013)
Source: Syllabus downloaded from http://carleton.ca/sppa/academics/course-information/2013-winter-course-outlines (accessed 7 January 2014)