Energy Economics

Oil rig and flare at sunset.

An oil field (with a rig and flare) in the southwestern part of Iran. (Image courtesy of Roozbeh Feiz.)


MIT Course Number

14.44 / 14.444

As Taught In

Spring 2007



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Course Description

This course explores the theoretical and empirical perspectives on individual and industrial demand for energy, energy supply, energy markets, and public policies affecting energy markets. It discusses aspects of the oil, natural gas, electricity, and nuclear power sectors and examines energy tax, price regulation, deregulation, energy efficiency and policies for controlling emission.

Paul Joskow. 14.44 Energy Economics, Spring 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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