Environmental Energy and Resource Economics (EERE) Concentration

The Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics (EERE) concentration has a long history of conducting applied research, teaching, and outreach on contemporary environmental and resource-policy issues and methods, including:

  • Bio-economic modeling
  • Energy economics
  • Experimental economics
  • Non-market valuation
  • Computational sustainability
  • Policy analysis

General Core Requirements

  • BTRY 6010 – Statistical Methods I (3cr)
  • AEM 5600 – Managerial Economics (3cr)
  • AEM 4110 – Introduction to Econometrics OR AEM 4410 Marketing Research (3cr)
  • AEM 4120 – Computational Methods for Management and Economics OR CS 1110 Introduction to Computing Using Python (3cr)
  • Problem-solving project (6cr) in which students interact with a business client and
    • Choose a topic with real-world relevance
    • Develop a project plan
    • Design data-collection strategies
    • Apply techniques of statistical, mathematical, or qualitative inference
    • Execute project plan with faculty guidance
    • Present research insights
    • Deliver results to the client

Concentration Requirements

  • AEM 4500 – Resource Economics OR AEM 4510 – Environmental Economics OR AEM 4515 – Energy Economics
  • AEM 4110 – Intro to Econometrics OR AEM 6120 – Applied Econometrics OR BTRY 6020 – Statistical Methods II
  • AEM 4120 – Computational Methods for Management and Economics

In addition to the general MPS requirements, students can choose from a range of electives taken from appropriate courses numbered 4000 or higher, as approved by the student’s advisor.