Course Outline

  1. An Overview: Primary Energy and Forms of Energy.
  2. Energy Conversion and Energy Engines
  3. Perfect Competition and the Coal Industry
  4. Energy Taxes, Subsidies and Social Welfare
  5. Electricity Generation, Natural Monopoly and Deregulation VI. Monopoly, Dominant Firm and OPEC
  6. Natural Gas Market: Transaction Cost Economics, Structure and Monopsony
  7. Game Theory in Western European Natural Gas Market
  8. Supply and Costs
  9. Modeling Energy Demand XI. Energy and Economy

Reference Books

  1. Bhattacharyya, Subhes C., Energy Economics: Concepts, Issues, Markets and Governance. Springer.
  2. Blok, Kornelis, Introduction to Energy Analysis Techne Press.
  3. Boyle, Godfrey (ed.). Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Energy. Oxford University Press.
  4. Boyle, Godfrey, Bob Everett, and Janet Ramage (ed.). Energy Systems and Sustainability: Power for a Sustainable Future. Oxford University Press.
  5. Cassedy, Jr., Edward S. and Peter Z. Grossman. Introduction to Energy: Resources, Technology, and Society, Cambridge University Press.
  6. Dahl, Carol A., International Energy Markets: Understanding Pricing, Policies, and Profits. PennWell.
  7. Hartwick, John M. and Nancy D. Olewiler. The Economics of Natural Resource Use. Addison-Wesley, 1998.