The Economics of the Energiewende in Germany
Comprehensive overview of the Energiewende – Germany's effort to reshape its energy system, the industry, and building sectors into a nuclear-free, low-carbon economy. Application of a range of analytical methods – including economic assessment tools, legal analyses and political science – to shed light on different facets of the Energiewende, and to help understand the public and academic debates around it. The course thus offers different angles – looking at the economics of the Energiewende, as well as the technological, social, ethical, legal and political implications. Offered through the Duke-in-Berlin Program. One course.