Workshop on the World of Energy Economics at IBA CEE

Workshop on the World of Energy Economics at IBA CEE

The CEE at IBA hosted a two-day highly interactive workshop ‘The World of Energy Economics’ covering both qualitatively and quantitatively the key aspects of Energy Economics. While reviewing the role of energy and energy policy in economic development and activity, this workshop also focused on the tools and economic methods/models of assessing energy resources, technologies and energy projects - renewable and non-renewable.

Faculty: Mr. Muqtadar Qureshi

Past: Faculty at Cornell University

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gaining a keen sense of the underlying assumptions affecting the viability of energy programs/projects in an economic, environmental, political and social context.
  • An appreciation of the interdependence of energy economics and energy policy; the ability to develop sound energy policies
  • Gaining essential knowledge of basic assessment tools and their applicability in evaluating energy initiatives at a national and local level.
  • Using the insights gained, to improve project feasibility, development, planning and execution
  • An understanding and appreciation of the diverse and ever-changing drivers of energy supply and demand.
  • Developing a basic knowledge of key global market models and trends in the electricity sector and assessing their applicability to Pakistan at a national and local level.
  • Becoming familiar with different energy data platforms.


Hina Shakil (Manager Power Projects & LNG, PSO):
“Mr. Muqtadar Quraishi enlightened us with the best knowledge and insights on the world energy economics i.e. where the world is heading and how Pakistan is dynamic in terms of energy and scheme of proceedings that will change energy of Pakistan in near further.”

Syed Raza Abbas (Project/Planning Manager, PRL):
“Overall very informative and thought provoking regarding the fundamental to understand energy economics as well as to grasp an outlook on the future of oil.”

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