University of Technology Sydney

49023 Energy and Environmental Economics

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UTS: Engineering: Professional Practice and Leadership
Credit points: 6 cp

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Result type: Grade and marks

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Topics include: energy-economy-environment interactions; the micro model (demand, supply and markets); short-run and long-run energy pricing; shadow pricing of energy; the economics of non-renewable and renewable energy resources; intemporal allocation of resources; the economics of the environment; and economic and non-economic principles for environmental valuation. Emphasis is placed on achieving depth and balance in all aspects of the valuation principles, with topical case studies providing an application focus.