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Title:Integrating biofuels into the DART model PDF Logo
Authors:Kretschmer, Bettina
Peterson, Sonja
Ignaciuk, Adriana M.
Issue Date:2008
Citation:[Series:] Kiel working paper [No.:] 1472 [Editor:] Kiel Inst. for the World Economy, Kiel
Series/Report no.:Kiel working paper 1472
Abstract:Biofuels and other forms of bioenergy have received increased attention in recent times: They have partly been acclaimed as an instrument to contribute to rural development, energy security and to fight global warming but have been increasingly come under attack for their potential to contribute to rising food prices. It has thus become clear that bioenergy cannot be evaluated independently of the rest of the economy and that national and international feedback effects are important. In this paper we describe how the CGE model DART is extended to include first-generation biofuel production technologies. DART can now be used to assess the efficiency of combined climate and bioenergy policies. As a first example the effects of a 10% biofuel target in the EU are analyzed.
Subjects:Biofuels
CGE model
climate policy
EU
JEL:D58
Q48
Q54
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Kieler Arbeitspapiere, IfW
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