Working Paper

DART-BIO: A technical description


  • Ruth Delzeit
  • Tobias Heimann
  • Franziska Schünemann
  • Mareike Söder
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The goal of this technical paper is to present in a transparent way a detailed description of the DART-BIO model – the bioeconomy and land use version of the DART model. Key feature of the DART-BIO model is the explicit representation of the vegetable oil industry and the biofuel sector. The paper describes the construction and aggregation of the database used for the DART-BIO model. Further the theoretical structure of the model is elaborated. Thereby, crucial assumptions, elasticities and parameters embedded in the model are presented.

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JEL Classification
C68; Q16; Q24

Key Words

  • bioeconomy
  • CGE model
  • climate policy
  • land use

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