Courses

API-102-B: Economic Analysis of Public Policy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

 

This course builds on API-101 to develop microeconomic tools of analysis for policy problems through various policy applications. The course is broadly focused on evaluating the rationale for government intervention in the economy and evaluating the efficiency, incentive, and distributional effects of government policies.

The B section focuses on applications at the nexus of business and government, including energy policy,...

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API-165: Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy

Semester: 

Spring

This course applies economic tools to understand the rationale, design, and evaluation of public policies focused on energy and environmental problems. The course examines the efficacy, welfare, and distributional impacts of an array of policy approaches, including carbon pricing, subsidies for energy efficiency and renewable power, cap-and-trade programs for conventional air pollutants, fossil fuel subsidies, clean energy research and development, fuel economy standards, information programs, and multilateral climate and energy policy governance.

Prerequisites: API-101 and...

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