ECON 3865 Energy Economics | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Energy Economics

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Economics ECON 3865 Three (3) credit hours

This course applies economic theory to energy issues. Demand for energy and supply of energy are explored in terms of non-renewable and renewable energy resources. Markets for energy resources are discussed. Specific attention is directed to petroleum markets and OPEC behaviour. Public policy issues associated with the energy sector such as the environment and sustainability are addressed.

Instructor: Dr. Yuri Yevdokimov (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Any first-year introductory economics course. For UNB students, this includes: ECON 1013, ECON 1023, or ECON 1073.

Why take this course?

  • Understand energy markets from an economic standpoint.
  • Evaluate behaviour of producers and consumers of various types of energy.
  • Learn public policy issues associated with energy production and consumption

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 14 x Quizzes (28% total)
  • 1 x Mid-course Test (22%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.