LEC # | TOPICS | KEY DATES |
---|---|---|

1 | Introduction | |

2 |
Balance Sheets and Income Statements
The Time Value of Money Discrete and Continuous Compounding |
Problem set 1 due |

3 | Time Value of Money Mechanics (cont.) | Problem set 2 out |

4 |
The Effects of Inflation
Calculation of Capital Costs |
Problem set 3 out
Problem set 2 due |

5 | Depreciation, Capital Recovery, and Taxes | |

6 | Depreciation, Capital Recovery, and Taxes (II) | Problem set 3 due |

7 |
Levelized Cost of Product
Carrying Charges |
Problem set 4 out |

8 | Methods for Project Evaluation | Problem set 4 addendum out |

9 | Methods for Project Evaluation (II): Nuclear Power Economics | |

10 | Quiz #1 | Problem set 4 due |

11 |
Retirement/Replacement Problems
Cost of Capital |
Problem set 5 out |

12 | Evaluating Projects under Uncertainty | |

13 | Economics of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (I): Material Balances and Simple Cost Models | Problem set 5 due |

14 | Economics of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (II): Enrichment Case Study | Problem set 6 out |

15 | Reprocessing and MOX Recycle: Economics and other Considerations | Problem set 6 due |

16 | Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Export Controls | |

17 | Proliferation-resistance and Nuclear Energy | |

18 | Quiz #2 | |

19 | Externalities: Accounting and Regulation | |

20 | Nuclear Waste Management (I) | |

21 | Nuclear Waste Management (II) | |

22 | Risk Perceptions, Communication and Public Attitudes | |

23 | Future of Nuclear Power | |

24 | Term Project Presentations | |

25 | Term Project Presentations |

## Calendar

## Course Info

##### Instructor

##### As Taught In

Spring
2004

##### Level

##### Topics

##### Learning Resource Types

*notes*Lecture Notes

*assignment_turned_in*Problem Sets with Solutions