Kemp-Benedict, Eric (2012): The national bioenergy investment model: Technical documentation. Published in: CIFOR Working Paper No. 88
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The National Bioenergy Investment Model is a scenario model that simulates the decisions of domestic and international investors on whether to invest in biofuel enterprises in a developing country. In the model, investors compare the profitability of different biofuel feedstock and fuel operations using a riskadjusted discount rate – taking market, currency, country and sector risks into account. Prices for biofuels and feedstocks are determined in part through exogenous international prices and in part through a dynamic, equilibrium-seeking price adjustment mechanism. The model is intended to be used within a participatory scenario exercise, and can be run interactively.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The national bioenergy investment model: Technical documentation|
|Keywords:||disequilibrium; investment; simulation; scenario model; FDI; ICAPM; biofuel; agriculture|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O16 - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C61 - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
|Depositing User:||Eric Kemp-Benedict|
|Date Deposited:||09. Apr 2012 13:56|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 09:43|
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