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2017-05-10
22:56
The focus in this study is on estimating the underlying weather index for pricing financial derivatives to hedge weather risks in crop production. Different index estimat [...]
English | 2017 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-05-05
05:00
Supply-restricting marketing boards shift the costs of agricultural support payments from the treasury to consumers. Canada, Australia and the European Union adopted quot [...]
English | 2017 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:07
This paper provides an overview of the role that forestry activities can play in mitigating climate change. The price of carbon offset credits is used for incentivizing a [...]
2017-03 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
08:57
A mathematical programming model is used to examine the impact of carbon taxes on the optimal generation mix in Alberta’s electrical system. The model permits decommiss [...]
2016-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:49
In this paper, we develop a theoretical model for identifying the appropriate welfare measures associated with the positive and negative externalities of agricultural pro [...]
2016-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:43
This paper explores the viability of relying on wind power to replace upwards of 60% of electricity generation in Alberta that would be lost if coal-fired generation is p [...]
2016-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:44
Mitigating climate change will require reduced use of fossil fuels to generate electricity. To do so and eschewing nuclear power, countries have turned to wind energy. In [...]
2015-09 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
13:39
Mitigating climate change will require reduced use of fossil fuels to generate electricity. To do so and eschewing nuclear power, countries have turned to wind energy. In [...]
2016-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
11:57
This paper provides an overview of the role that forestry activities play in mitigating climate change. The emphasis is on a comparison of carbon offset credits and a car [...]
2015-04 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
15:06
In this paper, we examine the impacts of changes in Canada’s AgriStability program on crop allocation, particularly the change in the payment trigger associated with th [...]
2015-03 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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