• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject International and Developmental Economics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Paul Burke
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2021
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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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of energy markets and the role of energy in the economy.
  2. Identify and apply a knowledge of methods to assess alternative energy projects, technologies, and policies.
  3. Examine the economics of energy production and consumption.
  4. Evaluate and communicate research in energy economics.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Presentation (8) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Audience participation during presentations (2) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  3. Mid-semester exam (25) [LO 1,2,3]
  4. Essay (25) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  5. Final exam (40) [LO 1,2,3]

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Workload

130 hours over the duration of semester

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Prescribed Texts

n/a

Fees

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Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5478 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In-Person and Online N/A

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