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The economics of animal health and production /

by Jonathan Rushton with guest contributors ; foreword by Peter R. Ellis.

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Main Author: Rushton, Jonathan.
Published: Wallingford, UK ; CABI, ©2009.
Topics: Animal health - Economic aspects. | Livestock - Economic aspects. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Sales & Selling - General. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Marketing - General. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Commerce. | Animal Diseases - economics. | Animal Husbandry - economics. | Animals, Domestic.
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245 14|aThe economics of animal health and production /|cby Jonathan Rushton with guest contributors ; foreword by Peter R. Ellis.
260 |aWallingford, UK ;|aCambridge, MA :|bCABI,|c©2009.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 302-358) and index.
505 0 |aHistory of Livestock and Animal Health Economics -- What Is Economics and How Is It Useful? -- Livestock Production Economics -- Economics of Controlling Livestock Diseases : Basic Theory / Clem Tisdell -- Data Collection -- Livestock Data Collection Methods / Rommy Viscarra and Jonathan Rushton -- Economic Analysis Tools -- Modelling and the Generation of Information / Andrew James -- Optimization Methods for Assisting Policy Decisions on Endemic Diseases / Alistair Stott -- Tools That Go Beyond the Enterprise, Farm or Business Level : Investigating Markets, Market Trends and Assessing Public Investments in the Livestock Sector -- Tools for Assessing the Price and Market Impacts of Livestock Policies / Martin Upton -- The New Institutional Economics and the Assessment of Animal Disease Control / Jonathan Rushton and David K. Leonard -- Social and Cultural Factors -- The Economics of Zoonoses and Their Control / Alexandra P.M. Shaw -- Livestock Populations and Production Systems -- The Main Livestock Diseases -- Diseases of Large Ruminants -- Diseases of Small Ruminants -- Diseases of Pigs -- Diseases of Poultry -- Livestock Policy and Poverty Reduction : Experiences from the Developing World / Joachim Otte and Ugo Pica-Ciamarra -- Economics in Animal Health Policy Making in Northern Ireland / Liz Redmond and Harvey Beck -- Animal Diseases Management in a New Livestock Trade Environment : the Case of Chile / Hernán Rojas -- Decision Making, Scales and Quality of Economic Evaluations for the Control of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) : the Use of Economic Analysis Methods in Combination with Epidemiological and Geographical Models to Help Decision Making for CBPP Control in Ethiopia / Pascal Bonnet and Matthieu Lesnoff -- Animal Health Policy in South Asia : What Can Economic Analysis Contribute? / Vinod Ahuja -- Approaches to Economic Analyses and Implications for Policy Issues in South-east Asia : Results from Three Case Studies in Crop-Animal Systems / C. Devendra.
520 1 |a"The efficient functioning of the livestock sector, encompassing all facets of input supply, production, processing and marketing, is critical for food security and safety. This book draws on both extensive literature and experience in animal health economics and livestock issues in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. It provides comprehensive coverage of the history of livestock and animal health economics; theory and tools for the economics of animal health and production; a review of the application of economics to animal diseases and health problems; and worldwide examples of economic analysis and policy making. This book is an essential reference for livestock producers, agrobusiness personnel and policy makers involved in the livestock sector."--Jacket.
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