Essay by Brown, Hayes, and Brown Wins in Farm Foundation Policy Competition

An essay by Tristan Brown, Dermot Hayes, and Robert Brown has been selected as a winner in the Farm Foundation's 30-Year Challenge Policy Competition. The essay, "The Embedded Carbon Valuation System: A Policy Concept to Address Climate Change," shared top honors in the climate change category. The competition "sought innovative and promising public policy options to address …agriculture and food system challenges." Tristan Brown is a research associate and Dermot Hayes is a professor, Department of Economics and CARD. Robert Brown is a professor in the Department of Biomechanical Engineering and director of the Bioeconomy Institute. The essay and additional information is available at the Farm Foundation Web site.

(Released October 2009)