Biomass Utilization: Economic Analysis of a Systems Approach

  • M. Dicks
  • J.P. Doll
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 67)


The economic feasibiity of any production process depends not only on prices but also on the possible ranges of physical possibilities and institutional permissibilities. Ideally, the economist would like to obtain from the physical scientist a set of alternative production functions that would permit analysis of all possible alternatives available in any society.


Anaerobic Digestion Hydraulic Retention Time Methane Production Volatile Solid Waste Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Dicks
    • 1
    • 2
  • J.P. Doll
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural EconomicsUniversity of Missouri-ColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of Missouri-ColumbiaUSA

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