The energy cost of food production: the case of agricolture and livestock

Antonucci, Martina (A.A. 2019/2020) The energy cost of food production: the case of agricolture and livestock. Tesi di Laurea in Energy markets and industrial organization, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Emanuele Tarantino, pp. 80. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Economics and Management (L-18)
Chair: Energy markets and industrial organization
Thesis Supervisor: Tarantino, Emanuele
Academic Year: 2019/2020
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2021 11:39
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2021 11:39


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