Three essays on economics of highly pathogenic avian influenza
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Highly pathogenic disease can affect trade between countries. How health officials in an affected country manage a disease event can affect the potential impacts of a disease event. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and exotic Newcastle disease (ND) are two diseases that affect poultry industries and it is important to understand the ramifications of having an event of either of these diseases. The implications of an outbreak are first felt internally, where domestic markets are affected through changes in stocks and price changes. Secondly, the impacts are external. These external impacts ...