Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


PESD Courses


Natural Resource and Energy Economics

Course number(s): ECON 251
Offered Winter quarter in the 2009-2010 academic year

Instructors
Frank Wolak - Stanford University
Lawrence H. Goulder - Stanford University
Suzi Kerr

Issues in provision and management of non-renewable and renewable natural resources, and energy products and services. Theory and empirical methods related to: market structure, pricing, and performance of important energy and resource industries; sources of market failure in these industries; and alternative regulatory approaches. Prerequisites: 202, 203, 204, 271, and 272, or equivalents with consent of instructor.

Level
Graduate

Units
4

Department
Department of Economics
School of Humanities and Sciences