The University of Michigan Energy Institute (UMEI), in conjunction with the Michigan Institute for Teaching and Research in Economics (MITRE), is hosting a Fall 2014 conference on economic and policy research that addresses energy use in the transportation sector and its environmental implications. The objective is to bring scholars at the frontier of transportation and energy economics research together with practitioners from industry and government to exchange ideas and research findings.
As the new energy economy develops, it will bring the creation of new and different jobs. What might some of those be, and what skills will be required? What type of education will be needed to prepare for those jobs, and how will current offerings change?