ENVS 6301 - Environmental and Energy Economics Course uri icon



  • Introduces non-economists to the study of energy markets, environmental externalities, economic regulation and public policy. This applied course uses examples from electricity generation, renewable energy, manufacturing, transportation and other energy intensive industries. A variety of policy instruments will be studies, including: technology standards, subsidies, environmental mandates, rate-based policies, emissions taxes and cap-and-trade systems.


  • Hughes, Jon  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023