Short Course Description
The course provides students with an understanding of key concepts in energy economics, both from an empirical and theoretical perspective, as well as skills in using tools and models for analyzing energy resource management problems.
The main topics of the course include:
Introduction - energy economics in a historical perspective; trends in global energy consumption.
The relationship between energy and the economy.
The determinants of energy supply and demand.
The link between energy consumption, economic development and the environment.
Managing renewable and non-renewable energy resources.
Global energy markets.
Energy policy in Israel and other countries.