14.44 / 14.444 Energy Economics

As taught in: Spring 2007

Oil rig and flare at sunset.

An oil field (with a rig and flare) in the southwestern part of Iran. (Image courtesy of Roozbeh Feiz.)


Undergraduate / Graduate


Prof. Paul Joskow

Course Features

Course Description

This course explores the theoretical and empirical perspectives on individual and industrial demand for energy, energy supply, energy markets, and public policies affecting energy markets. It discusses aspects of the oil, natural gas, electricity, and nuclear power sectors and examines energy tax, price regulation, deregulation, energy efficiency and policies for controlling emission.