Research Methods: Energy Markets and Environmental Impacts
Course accommodates students pursuing honors research, particularly with empirical focus. Topic of future honors research is student's choice; develop research skills drawn from examples in energy & environment. Format includes empirical replication paper, oral presentations, short written critiques. Subject matter drawn from published research studies in the field of energy/environmental economics (both macro & micro). Topics: world oil supply/demand, electricity energy trading markets, markets for pollution emissions allowances, energy efficiency and other sector specific analyses. Focus on research methods used to solve economic question(s) presented. Pre-requisites: ECON205D and 210D. One course.