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This course will allow students to develop an understanding of many fields of economics that relate to energy including finance, game theory, microeconomics, and environmental economics. Particular attention will be paid to current day, real-world applications of economics in the energy world. Topic covered include global warming, cartel behavior, cap-and-trade legislation, options and future markets, and the economics of renewable energy sources. Prerequisite: Economics 255. One unit.

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