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Targets and mandates: lessons learned from EU and US biofuels policy mechanisms
The United States and the European Union have taken different paths in the design and implementation of biofuel policy measures. In the European Union, a target has been set for the contribution of renewable energy in ...
Biofuel policies and food grain commodity prices 2006-2012: all boom and no bust?
Biofuels policies have a large impact on food-grain commodity prices, first and foremost by linking biofuel prices to feedstock prices. The multiplier effect of higher biofuel prices on feedstock prices is shown to be very ...
Adoption of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin and Farm Profitability: Does Farm Size Matter?
This article analyzes the adoption and profitability of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) in the United States. Probit model results show that location of the farm, farm size, operator age and education, and other ...