- Code IDEC8089
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International and Developmental Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- AsPr Paul Burke
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2020
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All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely in Sem 2 2020.
The course examines the role of energy in the economy, economic methods of assessing and modelling energy, the economics of various sources of energy, electricity markets, and other key topics in energy economics. Fossil fuels, renewable, and nuclear energy sources will each be studied, as will energy efficiency, security, and sustainability. The course will examine key challenges and opportunities in the energy sector in Australia and overseas.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of energy markets and the role of energy in the economy.
- Identify and apply a knowledge of methods to assess alternative energy projects, technologies, and policies.
- Examine the economics of energy production and consumption.
- Evaluate and communicate research in energy economics.
- Presentation (8) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Audience participation during presentations (2) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Mid-semester exam (25) [LO 1,2,3]
- Essay (25) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final exam (40) [LO 1,2,3]
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