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Why is the market for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) moving slowly?
(PLoS ONE, 2018-03-21)
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) could be a good short term option to help achieve global targets regarding road transport greenhouse gas emissions. Several common and countryspecific public policies based on price or tax ...
Payment for Targeted Grazing: Integrating Local Shepherds into Wildfire Prevention
Wildfires are one of the most prominent risks for Mediterranean forests, reducing the flow of ecosystem services and representing a hazard for infrastructure and human lives. Several wildfire prevention programs in southern ...
Consumers’ wine preferences in a changing scenario
(British Food Journal, 2018-01-01)
Purpose: Important socioeconomic changes have been undergone due to the international economic crisis. In Catalonia (Spain), political changes towards independentism also occurred within the same period. In our ...
Vertical price transmission in the Egyptian tomato sector after the Arab Spring
(Applied Economics, 2018-05-27)
This study assesses price transmission along the Egyptian tomato food marketing chain in the period that followed the Arab Spring, which accentuated economic precariousness in Egypt. Static and time-varying copula ...
Determinant factors of the adoption of improved maize seeds in Southern Mexico: A survival analysis approach
Maize is the most important and strategic crop in Mexico, however, this sector suffers from low productivity. Among the various strategies to improve yield by hectare, improved maize seeds play an important role. In this ...
A Sum of Incidentals or a Structural Problem? The True Nature of Food Waste in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona
Addressing the generation of food waste is a major challenge nowadays. An increasing interest in studying food waste generation has emerged over the last decade. However, little attention has been devoted to understanding ...
Analysis of farmers’ stated risk using lotteries and their perceptions of climate change in the Northwest of Mexico
Risk attitudes are relevant factors affecting production, management and investment decisions at the farm level. They are key factors related to farmers’ attitudes towards the environment and climate change. Several ...
Valuing social sustainability in agriculture: An approach based on social outputs' shadow prices
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018-08-24)
Interest in sustainability has gained ground among practitioners, academics and policy-makers due to growing stakeholders' awareness of environmental and social concerns. This is particularly true for agriculture. However, ...
Effectiveness of a carbon tax to promote a climate-friendly food consumption
(Food Policy, 2018-08-18)
Livelihood strategies of cacao producers in Ecuador: Effects of national policies to support cacao farmers and specialty cacao landraces
(Journal of Rural Studies, 2018-08-09)
This study identifies the livelihood strategies pursued by small cacao farmers in the Guayas coastal region inEcuador, where two distinct cacao varieties are grown: thefineflavor variety, Cacao Nacional (CN), and a ...