Research Methods: Energy Markets/Environmental Impacts
Course accommodates students pursuing honors research, particularly with empirical focus. Topic of future honors research is student's choice; students develop research skills drawn from examples in energy and 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.