Non-AFRE Co-Principle Investigators: Bradford L. Barham, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison ( https://www.aae.wisc.edu/faculty/blbarham/ )
This project examines the economic underpinnings of a sustainable bioenergy industry. It forms part of the Sustainability Area of of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), one of three bioenergy research centers supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. Since its founding in 2007, the GLBRC has had a special focus on generating technology to convert cellulosic biomass to ethanol and other advanced biofuels.
Economic research in the GLBRC focuses on the following questions: