Natural Resource and Energy Economics

The course of Natural Resources and Energy Economics provides a general overview of important aspects of provision, management, and economic and political importance of natural resources. It aims at giving the student knowledge about various topics related to natural resources and energy markets, the impact on resources on economic and institutional developments, energy market interactions and pricing, and regulation of the markets. It looks into specific features of electricity, oil, gas, coal and renewables markets, and into the prospects for transition to green energy. It touches upon behavioral aspects of energy consumption. It also covers most recent developments in the energy field, such as fracking revolution. Finally, it addresses an important concern of energy security.

Faculty: Elena Paltseva and Chloe Le Coq

Course Date & Time

(Mostly) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15 - 12:00 p.m. (GMT) Except October 12 &13, 2022 (9.15 a.m.-12.00 pm)