Energy Economics - Advanced Energy and Resources Policy

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Energy Economics - Advanced Energy and Resources Policy

6 LP

English

#70130 / #2

SS 2016 - SS 2017

Fakultät VII

H 33

Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Wirtschaftsrecht

38311500 FG Volkswirtschaftlehre, insb. Wirtschafts- und Infrastrukturpolitik

Hirschhausen, Christian

Hirschhausen, Christian

ew@wip.tu-berlin.de

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2346392 37332 Energy Economics - Advanced Energy and Resources Policy

Learning Outcomes

The students obtain an understanding for the functioning of different energy and resource sectors from a political and environmental economy perspective. Different appraoches are presented and compared, e.g. institutional economics, microeconomics, and a political economy approach. These methods are then applied to selected energy and resource sectors, e.g. fossil fuels, metal markets, renewables, as well as local and global pollutants. The module includes the writing of a term paper with a specific focus, generally based on current issues.

Content

Methodological appraoches to energy, resource and environmental policies from an institutional, microeconomic, and political economy perspective. Application to concrete energy and resource sectors.

Module Components

Pflichtgruppe:

All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Energy Economics - Advanced Energy and Resources Policy IV 71 15 L 33 WS No information 4

Workload and Credit Points

Energy Economics - Advanced Energy and Resources Policy (IV):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Exam preparation 1.0 30.0h 30.0h
Preparation of paper and presentation 1.0 30.0h 30.0h
180.0h (~6 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 180.0 Hours. Therefor the module contains 6 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Integrated classroom learning

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

There are no prerequisites for the participation in this module.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

1. Requirement:
Modul 70188 (Mikroökonomik) passed
2. Requirement:
Modul 70128 (Energiewirtschaft - Energie- und Ressourcenpolitik) passed
3. Requirement:
Modul 70262 (Wirtschaftspolitik) passed

Module completion

Grading:

graded

Type of exam:

Portfolio examination

Language:

English

Typ of portfolio examination

100 points in total

Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Group Presentation and Paper 30 No information
Written Exam 70 No information

Grading scale

No grading scale given

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

This module is not limited to a number of students.

Registration Procedures

Please note the information posted on the website.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

Availability:  unavailable

Electronical lecture notes

Availability:  available
Additional information:
www.isis.tu-berlin.de

Literature

Recommended literature
A list of relevant literature will be provided in the course and on the course website.

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following modulelists:

Students of other degrees can participate in this module without capacity testing.

Miscellaneous

No information