Certification Strategies, Industrial Development and a Global Market for Biofuels
Ricardo Hausmann () and
No 192, CID Working Papers from Center for International Development at Harvard University
A disproportionately large amount of the world's agronomic potential for the production of bio-ethanol is concentrated in a subset of developing countries. To develop that potential, countries need both the existence of an appropriate local business ecosystem and reliable global demand. The creation of a global market for green biofuels, however, is affected by a constellation of diverse and sometimes conflicting policy goals, which tend to complicate policy discussion. In this paper we compile a set of principles to guide the design of a global market for green biofuels.
Keywords: Market Design; Bio-Energy; Ethanol; Sugarcane (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F14 F18 L52 Q48 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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