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Title: The Potential Effects on United States Agriculture of an Avian Influenza Outbreak
Authors: Brown, Scott
Madison, Daniel
Goodwin, Harold L., Jr.
Clark, F. Dustan
Keywords: avian influenza
disease outbreak
econometric model
poultry production
poultry trade
JEL Codes: Q11
Q18
Q17
Q13
Issue Date: 2007-08
Abstract: The U.S. poultry industry has spent considerable resources to date preparing for an outbreak of avian influenza in this country. This research quantifies the potential effects of two alternative avian influenza scenarios on the poultry industry. In addition, this research looks at effects on other agriculture sectors including the loss of feed demand from an outbreak and the impacts on aggregate measures like farm income and consumer food expenditures. The economic sector model maintained by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) is employed for these scenarios.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/6516
Institution/Association: Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics>Volume 39, Number 02, August 2007
Total Pages: 9
From Page: 335
To Page: 343
Collections:Volume 39, Number 02, August 2007

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