Regional Energy-Environmental Economic Modeling OpenCourseWare: MIT's Graduate Level Free Online Course on Environmental Studies

Published Jan 20, 2009

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Explore different facets of area energy-environmental paradigms in this free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 'Regional Energy-Environmental Economic Modeling' offers reading lists for self-study of a variety of theoretical topics from environmental regional energy consumption to spatial energy demand. These online course materials could be useful for someone pursuing a master's degree in city planning.

Regional Energy-Environmental Economic Modeling: Course Specifics

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Regional Energy-Environmental Economic Modeling: Course Description

National and regional energy prices, green accounting issues and energy conjecture topics are covered in this free class taught by MIT Professor Karen Polenske. Topics focusing on the integration of fiscal development and conservation of the environment will also be discussed. An introductory microeconomics course or a background in economic modeling skills is recommended before utilizing this online courseware. For the on-campus seminar at MIT, students' own topic contributions were incorporated into the 2007 course. This program is a part of the Urban Studies and Planning department.

Various reading lists, including links to some readings, are posted on the program's website. If you're interested in this course bibliography, visit the environmental economic models course page.

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