Fall 2012 - 62225 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
|Instructor(s):|| Spence, David
|Day & Time:||MW 8:00 - 9:30 am|
|Waitlist Information:||For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information|
Topics for these policy seminars have included environmental and natural resources policy, health-service delivery policy, social welfare policy, transportation policy, science and technology policy, international affairs, national security, urban and regional growth policy, and political campaigns.
- Class participation: 25%
- Team presentation of mini-case: 20%
- Memos on mini-cases: 30% (15% each)
- Company Risk Analysis: 25%
This course will introduce students to the legal/regulatory regimes governing the energy industry, and to the important economic and political concerns that underlie the regulation of production and sale of energy. More specifically, the course will explore (i) the regulation of externalities in the production of hydroelectric, nuclear, renewable and fossil-fueled energy, as well as (ii) the regulation of price and competition in the sale of energy.
This course is cross-listed with LEB 380.31 and EER 396. Business School is the home department.