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Biofuels: The Renewable Fuel Standard

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) through which government acts as entrepreneur. BRDI's use of public financial resources leverages both public- and ... More


Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies

Lawrence H. Goulder and Robert N. Stavins

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the problematic interactions between state and federal policies, focusing on cap-and-trade programs, fuel economy standards, and renewable fuel standards. It highlights the ... More


Meeting the Mandate for Biofuels: Implications for Land Use, Food, and Fuel Prices

Xiaoguang Chen, Haixiao Huang, Madhu Khanna, and Hayri Önal

in The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226988030
eISBN:
9780226988061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226988061.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and accompanying volumetric subsidies for land use, food, and fuel production and prices in the United States. Biofuel mandates ... More


Commodity Price Volatility in the Biofuel Era: An Examination of the Linkage between Energy and Agricultural Markets

Thomas W. Hertel and Jayson Beckman

in The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226988030
eISBN:
9780226988061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226988061.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The relationship between agricultural and energy commodity markets has strengthened significantly with the recent increase in biofuel production. Energy has always played an important role in ... More


Biofuels, Binding Constraints, and Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility

Philip Abbott

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The share of U.S. corn production used to produce ethanol increased from 12.4% in the 2004/05 crop year to over 38.5% in the 2010/11 crop year, and remained there even in 2011/12. Even after ... More


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