Energy Economics

Energy economics is a wide scientific subject area which includes topics related to supply and use of energy in societies. Due to diversity of issues and methods shared and applied with a number of academic disciplines, energy economics does not contemporary itself as a self-contained academic discipline, but it is an applied sub discipline of economics. Energy economics also draws deliberately on results of energy engineering, geology, political sciences, ecology etc. Recent focus of energy economics includes the following issues. Risk analysis and security of supply, climate change and climate policy, Demand response, Sustainability, Energy and economic growth.

Globally, coal is still the chief of electricity production, accounting for more than 1.8 terawatts of installed generation capacity. Electricity generated from fossil fuels makes up 65% of global power production.

  • Econometrics
  • Environmental economics
  • Finance
  • Industrial organization
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Resource economics

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