ECO3502H1S Energy and Regulation (Exclusion ECO 414H)This course provides a general treatment of the economics of energy markets and the use of regulation in addressing environmental and other issues arising in these markets. A central theme is the search for an appropriate balance between market forces and regulatory/government intervention.Topics include oil, natural gas, coal and electricity markets, global warming and other externalities, networks, feed-in-tariffs, carbon taxes, ‘cap-and-trade’ and incentive regulation.
Section L0101, Winter 2014–15Instructor: Adonis Yatchew
Day/time: M 2-5
TA: Robert Graham Beattie