The Economics of the Energiewende in Germany

ECON 331SA

Comprehensive overview of the Energiewende - Germany's effort to reshape its energy system, the industry, and building sectors into a nuclear-free, low-carbon economy. Application of a range of analytical methods - including economic assessment tools, legal analyses and political science - to shed light on different facets of the Energiewende, and to help understand the public and academic debates around it. The course thus offers different angles - looking at the economics of the Energiewende, as well as the technological, social, ethical, legal and political implications. Offered through the Duke-in-Berlin Program. Instructor: Staff
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • STS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 367SA
  • GERMAN 362SA
Typically Offered
Occasionally