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Overview

Common pool resource use in theory and practice; description and analysis of resource and energy commodity markets; pollution control in theory and practice, with particular emphasis on climate change, energy and environmental policy. Main empirical cases include: investments in nuclear power; emissions trading; pricing and investments in the electricity sector.

Teaching

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in MyCourses
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Please register for the course in the Aalto Sisu with your Aalto username. Further instructions (link to be added here later).

University-specific instructions

    • Code: 31C01300

    • Target groups: BSc

    • Credit points: 6

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: BSc

    • Credit points: 6

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: BSc

    • Credit points: 6

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

Learning outcomes

The objective is to develop understanding of the basic problems in environmental, resource and energy economics. Tools developed for analyzing market failures and instruments for solving them. Familiarize the student with the main challenges in the energy sector, including those related to the environment.