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This paper aims to assess the economic impact of Cattle Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)outbreaks in Brazil for 2006. This is done by using an input-output system for Brazilianeconomy and two basic scenarios: one which considers FMD outbreaks and decreases inexports and other which considers the status change for FMD-free without vaccination. In thefirst scenario the results show a decrease of total output in the Brazilian economy between R$3.3 billion and R$ 10.2 billion, while in the second scenario the results show an increase oftotal output between R$ 3.8 billion and R$ 12.5 billion.

Keywords: Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) ; scenarios ; input-output models

Subject(s): Health Economics and Policy

Issue Date: 2014-08

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/182824

Total Pages: 6

Record appears in: European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) > 2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia





Author: Alves, Alexandre Florindo ; Guilhoto, Joaquim José Martins

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/182824?ln=en







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