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Spring 2012-2013
WWS 594L   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Policy Analysis (Half-Term) - The Political Economy of Global Energy

Giacomo Luciani

Economic growth requires constantly growing use of energy, the Middle East plays a vital role as exporters of hydrocarbons to the rest of the world. The course will cover: 1) Global energy demand and supply scenarios and the role of the Middle East; 2) The functioning of the global oil market and the potential role of major oil exporters; 3) The resource curse, economic diversification and the experience of the Gulf countries; 4) Oil, accountability and conflicts; 5) The global gas market and the role of Qatar; 6) Rational use of energy, renewable energy sources and nuclear energy.

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
This class will meet from 3/25/2013 to 5/3/2013. For more information on WWS Graduate Course, please see our WWS website:

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42894 S01 01:00:00 pm - 04:00:00 pm W   Robertson Hall   012   Enrolled:16 Limit:18