2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

FINA 70610 Energy Macroeconomics

1.5 credit hours. This course focuses on the fundamentals of global supply and demand for primary fuels - oil, coal, natural gas, hydroelectricity, nuclear and alternatives. The electric power generation industry and the transportation fuel industry is examined to determine the impact of newly discovered natural gas resources in the United States. The case for a long term US national energy policy is studied in detail. Finally, the impact of technology on improved energy efficiency and new energy supply is discussed.