15.219 Global Energy: Politics, Markets, and Policy


Class Info

Focuses on the ways economics and politics influence the fate of energy technologies, business models, and policies around the world. Extends fundamental concepts in the social sciences to case studies and simulations that illustrate how corporate, government, and individual decisions shape energy and environmental outcomes. In a final project, students apply the concepts in order to assess the prospects for an energy innovation to scale and advance sustainability goals in a particular regional market. Recommended prerequisite: 14.01. Meets with 15.2191 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.219 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by V. Karplus.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-372.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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