Springer Texts in Business and Economics

Energy Economics

Theory and Applications

Authors: Zweifel, Peter, Praktiknjo, Aaron, Erdmann, Georg

  • Explains the economic foundations as well as empirical methods necessary to understand energy markets
  • Covers all types of energy markets including those for liquid, gaseous and solid fuels, as well as electricity
  • Provides comprehensive references to data sources that allow readers to carry out their own empirical analysis
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About this Textbook

This book provides an introduction to energy economics. It shows how to apply general economic theory as well as empirical and advanced econometric methods to explain the drivers of energy markets and their development. Readers learn about the specific properties of energy markets as well as the physical, technological, environmental, and geopolitical particularities of energy sources and products. The book covers all types of energy markets, ranging from liquid fuels, gaseous fuels, and solid fuels to electricity. It also addresses emission allowances, energy efficiency, and nuclear risks. The authors discuss the engineering properties of energy technologies  including renewables, the economics of natural resources and environmental protection, market liberalization, and energy trade as well as the experience of the German energy transformation. This book will serve students as a textbook and practitioners as a reference for their understanding of energy markets and their development.

About the authors

Peter Zweifel is emeritus professor from the University of Zürich and is a specialist for microeconomic theory and its applications.

Aaron Praktiknjo is an Assistant Professor of Energy Resource and Innovation Economics at RWTH Aachen University and is, among others, a specialist for energy security.

Georg Erdmann is Professor for Energy Systems at the Berlin University of Technology and member of the independent expert group who assess the German energy transformation in Germany on behalf of the federal government.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Zweifel, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Energy in Science and Engineering

    Zweifel, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 15-35

  • Investment and Profitability Calculation

    Zweifel, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 37-63

  • Bottom-Up Analysis of Energy Demand

    Zweifel, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 65-87

  • Top-Down Analysis of Energy Demand

    Zweifel, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 89-110

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-662-53022-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-662-53020-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Energy Economics
Book Subtitle
Theory and Applications
Authors
Series Title
Springer Texts in Business and Economics
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-53022-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-53022-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-53020-7
Series ISSN
2192-4333
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 324
Number of Illustrations and Tables
73 b/w illustrations
Topics