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Economics Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 315787, 12 pages
Induced Land Use Emissions due to First and Second Generation Biofuels and Uncertainty in Land Use Emission Factors
Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056, USA
Received 4 December 2012; Revised 20 February 2013; Accepted 7 March 2013
Academic Editor: Amani Elobeid
Copyright © 2013 Farzad Taheripour and Wallace E. Tyner. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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