The Political Economy of Ethanol Policy in the U.S. and Brazil

By Katherine Casey, Christy Johnson
2020 | Case No. P103 | Length 11 pgs.
This case focuses on the political economy of ethanol policy in the United States and Brazil. The cases outlines policies put in place by the governments of the United States and Brazil to bolster the ethanol industry and the role of politics and interest groups.

Learning Objective

1) Articulate the economics and political motivation in the US vs Brazil. 2) Discuss industrial policy and how it can impact the broader environment.
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