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Vinum Verum Viribus? Systematic Errors in Wine Alcohol Labels, Julian M. Alston, Kate B. Fuller, James T. Lapsley, George Soleas, and Kabir P. Tumber

April 25, 2016

Using international data for 18 vintages, we find systematic differences between the actual and stated alcohol content of wine. Our results suggest that rising alcohol content of wine may be ...

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Europe's Migration Crisis, Philip L. Martin

March 17, 2016

The European Union’s 28 member nations received 1.2 million applications from asylum seekers in 2015. One reason for the upsurge in asylum applicants is that German Chancellor Angela ...

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The Making of a Typical Gallon of Gasoline in California, Aaron Smith

March 16, 2016

Policies aimed at reducing carbon emissions from transportation have hit major obstacles in the past few years. In effect, these policies take money from petroleum producers and give it to ...

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Total Water vs. Drought Water Used to Produce Select Commodities in California, Nina M. Anderson and Daniel A. Sumner

March 16, 2016

To be relevant to California’s drought, discussions of water used to produce food items should focus on the irrigation water relevant to production in California. By that measure, drought-relevant ...

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