The Impact of US Biofuel Policies on Agricultural Price Levels and Volatility

Date period
21 June 2011

SummaryChanges in developed country biofuel policy are some of the key recommendations of an intergovernmental organization report to the G20, a group of leading economies. This paper provides in-depth analysis on the relationship between biofuel policy in the US and food price volatility. In addition, it identifies options that are available to decision-makers for addressing any adverse effects.

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