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Course 2008-2009 a.y.

8389 - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT


M-LS - EMIT-LS
Department of Social and Political Sciences

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31 - 32

M-LS (6 credits - I sem. - AI)
Course Director:
FRANCESCO GULLI'

Classes: 31 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: FRANCESCO GULLI'


Course Objectives

The course aims at:

  • Providing the basic theoretical principles of energy and environmental economics
  • Providing the analytical tools useful to study the energy sector and the environmental problems, with emphasis on the role of technological change and innovation
  • Explaining the mechanisms of operation in the energy and environmental markets with emphasis on trading of gas, electricity and carbon emissions allowances

Examining the determinants and implications of the strategic behaviour of the energy firms


Course Content Summary

Teaching methods include lectures, guest speakers from a variety of organizations and case discussions. The course includes the following topics:

  •  Energy demand and supply: basic issues
  • The theory of the exhaustible resources
  • Energy markets: oil, natural gas, electricity
  • New Energy technologies: renewable technologies
  • Liberalisation and strategic behaviour of the energy firms
  • The environmental problem and the economic theory
  • The environmental policies: taxes, tradable permits
  • The economics and finance of climate change
  • The new technological frontier

Energy and environmental management: basic issues


Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
Written exam.

Textbooks
Course lecture notes will be made available by the teachers.
Last change 10/06/2008 12:35

EMIT-LS (3 credits - I sem. - AI)
Course Director:
FRANCESCO GULLI'

Classes: 32 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 32: FRANCESCO GULLI'


Course Objectives

The course aims at:

  • Providing the basic theoretical principles of energy and environmental economics
  • Providing the analytical tools useful to study the energy sector and the environmental problems, with emphasis on the role of technological change and innovation
  • Explaining the mechanisms of operation in the energy and environmental markets with emphasis on trading of gas, electricity and carbon emissions allowances
  • Examining the determinants and implications of the strategic behaviour of the energy firms

Course Content Summary

Teaching methods include lectures, guest speakers from a variety of organizations and case discussions. The course includes the following topics:

  •  Energy demand and supply: basic issues
  • The theory of the exhaustible resources
  • Energy markets: oil, natural gas, electricity
  • New Energy technologies: renewable technologies
  • Liberalisation and strategic behaviour of the energy firms
  • The environmental problem and the economic theory
  • The environmental policies: taxes, tradable permits
  • The economics and finance of climate change
  • The new technological frontier
  • Energy and environmental management: basic issues

Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
Written exam.

Textbooks
Course lecture notes will be made available by the teachers.
Last change 10/06/2008 12:36