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Structural Break and Causal Analyses of U.S. Corn Use for Ethanol and Other Corn Market Variables

Structural Break and Causal Analyses of U.S. Corn Use for Ethanol and Other Corn Market Variables1008 DownloadsAbstract: The causal basis for many of the relationships in models used to estimate the indirect effects of U.S. biofuels on global agricultural markets has not been adequately established. This paper addresses this gap by examining causal interactions among …

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Variable demand as a means to more sustainable biofuels and biobased materials

Variable demand as a means to more sustainable biofuels and biobased materials1420 DownloadsBased on a survey, an expert workshop, and relevant literature, the effects of a variable biofuel demand approach are evaluated with respect to food security, agricultural productivity, detrimental land-use change, and feedstock competition with biobased chemicals and materials. Here we provide evidence that …

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