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The benefits and costs of ethanol: an evaluation of the government’s analysis

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  • Robert Hahn

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Regulatory Economics.

Volume (Year): 35 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 275-295

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Handle: RePEc:kap:regeco:v:35:y:2009:i:3:p:275-295

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Keywords: Benefit-cost analysis; Regulation; Energy policy; Environmental economics; Ethanol; D61; D78; L50; Q48; Q5;

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  1. Perdiguero, Jordi & Jiménez, Juan Luis, 2011. "Sell or not sell biodiesel: Local competition and government measures," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 1525-1532, April.
  2. Hodge, Timothy R., 2011. "The Effect of Ethanol Plants on Residential Property Values: Evidence from Michigan," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 41(2).
  3. Jaeger, William K. & Egelkraut, Thorsten M., 2011. "Biofuel economics in a setting of multiple objectives and unintended consequences," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 15(9), pages 4320-4333.
  4. Geoffrey Heal, 2009. "The Economics of Renewable Energy," NBER Working Papers 15081, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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