Laajuus: 5

Aikataulu: 09.04.2018 - 23.05.2018

Vastuuopettaja (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Matti Liski

Opetusperiodi (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

V (Spring 2019)

V (Spring 2020)

Otaniemi campus

Osaamistavoitteet (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The objective is to develop understanding of the basic problems in environmental, resource and energy economics. Tools developed for analyzing market failures and instruments for solving them. Familiarize the student with the main challenges in the energy sector, including those related to the environment.

Sisältö (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Common pool resource use in theory and practice; description and analysis of resource and energy commodity markets; pollution control in theory and practice, with particular emphasis on climate change, energy and environmental policy. Main empirical cases include: investments in nuclear power; emissions trading; pricing and investments in the electricity sector.

Toteutus, työmuodot ja arvosteluperusteet (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

• Exercises: 3 home exercises passed
• Group work: 3 topics passed
• Case study: scoring 0-5, 40 % of the grading
• Exam: scoring 0-5, 60 % of the grading

Työmäärä toteutustavoittain (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course has 4 learning elements: lectures, exercises, reading assignments, and case study.


Lectures (24 h)
• Conceptual background
• Main empirical cases


Reading assignments (20 h)
• Readings and own source search
• 3-5 questions to be analyzed


Problem sets (24 h)
• Learning methods for analysis
• Introduced and discussed in groups during the class
• 3 x 1 compulsory home exercises, returned next week


Case study (66 h)
• Analyze a case in the energy and environment field
• Write a 5-10-page report

Oppimateriaali (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture notes. Other readings assigned during the course.

Kurssin kotisivu (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=31C01310

Esitiedot (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

For students of the School of Business: Principles of Economics (31A00110 or 31A00210) course or equivalent studies.

Arvosteluasteikko (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 - 5

Ilmoittautuminen (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course and exam via WebOodi.

Lisätietoja (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is meant mainly for students of the Advanced Energy Solutions master's programme and Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering master's programme.

All students of the School of Business who wish to take this course will complete the BSc level course 31C01300 Energy and Environmental Economics (6 cr).

Please follow the MyCourses-page of the course 31C01300 Energy and Environmental Economics.

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