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Graduate Programs

ECO3502H1S Energy and Regulation

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 2015–16

Instructor: Adonis Yatchew
Day/time: M2-5
Location: LA341
TA: Ayesha Ali