Introduction: Energy economics and financial markets

John L. Simpson*, Wim Westerman, André Dorsman

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Energy issues feature frequently in the economic and financial press. It is argued that the importance of energy production, consumption and trade and raises fundamental economic issues that impact the global economy and financial markets. Specific examples of daily energy issues stem from various countries and can often be related to economics and finance. It is shown that energy economics and financial market research issues can be grouped under the themes of supply and demand, environmental impact and renewables, energy derivatives trading, as well as finance and energy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy Economics and Financial Markets
PublisherSpringer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783642306013
ISBN (Print)3642306004, 9783642306006
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2015


  • Energy derivatives trading
  • Environmental issues and renewables
  • Finance and energy
  • Supply and demand

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