ECON 696W Environmental and Energy Economics - Empirical

Usually offered

Fall

Level

Doctoral

Prerequisite(s)

ECON 501A, 501B, 501C, 502, 508 and 522A

The analysis of important and current empirical topics in environmental and energy economics. It begins with a brief introduction to some of the most important theoretical ideas of environmental economics and then dives into recent empirical analyses of the costs and benefits of environmental and energy issues. Topics will include: economic and health costs of pollution, wholesale and retail electricity markets, household energy behavior, emissions markets, the effects of environmental regulation on firms, fuel economy standards and gasoline taxes, and the relationship between the environment and economic development.

Details

Grading

ABCDE

Units

3