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Tim A. Wise: Bio-fuels are driving up the price of food everywhere and costing developing countries billions

Timothy Wise is the author of the recent paper “The Cost to Developing Countries of U.S. Corn Ethanol Expansion

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  2. [...] The Arab Spring that swept across North Africa in 2011 is reported to be partially due to higher corn prices. “U.S. biofuel expansion has cost developing countries $6.6 billion in higher food costs,” estimates Tufts University economist Timothy A. Wise in Fueling the Food Crisis, a report published by ActionAid. A 10-minute video interview with Wise about his research is available here. [...]

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