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mar743 - Energy and Climate Change Economy (Complete module description)
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Module label Energy and Climate Change Economy
Module code mar743
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
(
Kontaktzeit: 56 h, Selbststudium: 124 h
)
Institute directory Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Environmental Modelling (Master) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Helm, Carsten (Module responsibility)
Asane-Otoo, Emmanuel (Module counselling)
Böhringer, Christoph (Module counselling)
Prerequisites
keine
Skills to be acquired in this module

Energy Economics

- Understanding the (normative) problems of resource use

 

- Rationales and instruments for policy intervention into (energy) markets

 

- Command of analytical methods (incl. role of analytical and numerical models in policy analysis)

 

- Ability to judge energy policy issues based on sound economic analysis (theory)

 

- Ability to quantify the relevance of arguments (empirics).

 

Economics of Climate Change

Studierende erwerben die Fähigkeit, vor dem Hintergrund der naturwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen die ökonomischen Antriebskräfte des Klimawandels zu analysieren und regulatorisch-politische Lösungsansätze zu verstehen und zu bewerten. Sie verfügen über

·         Verständnis der grundlegenden Problemstellungen,

·         Verständnis der relevanten Konzepte,

·         Beherrschung der Analysemethoden,

·         Verständnis der intertemporalen und internationalen Anreizprobleme,

·         Verständnis der Instrumente der Klimapolitikfür die Regulierung von Energiemärkten.

Module contents

Energy Economics

This course deals with the economic analysis of energy markets and their regulation. The following issues are covered:

-       Fundamentals of Energy Analysis

-       Energy Resources

-       The Coal Market – Perfect Competition

-       The Oil Market – OPEC Cartel

-       The Gas Market – Oligopoly

-       Introduction to Electricity Markets

-       Market Power in Electricity Markets

-       Investment in Reliability

-       Regulation of Electricity Markets

Teaching language: English

 

Economics of Climate Change:

This course deals with economic causes of climate change and approaches, problems and impacts of climate change policy. The following issues are covered:

-       The Science of Climate Change

-       Why Climate Policy – Market Failure

-       Cost-Benefit and Inter-temporal Problems

-       International Cooperation

-       Instruments of Climate Policy

-       Climate Policy in Practice

Teaching language: English

 

Reader's advisory

Energy Economics and

Economics of Climate Change

Wird in den Veranstaltungen bekannt gegeben

Will be announced in StudIP

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Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Das Modul mar743 wird ab dem WiSe 2022/23 durch das Modul wir890 ersetzt.
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Wintersemester
VL Energy Economics (3 KP) (SoSe)
(VL Energy Economics wird nicht mehr angeboten, VL kann durch die Übung zu Economics of Climate Change (WiSe) ersetzt werden)
VL Economics of Climate Change (3 KP) (WiSe)
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Mikroökonomie
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Klausur am Ende der Veranstaltungszeit oder alle anderen möglichen nach Maßgabe der Dozentin oder des Dozenten
KL
Course type Lecture
SWS 4
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h