11. A Rational Regulatory Policy: The Case of Karnal Bunt

  1. Daniel A. Sumner
  1. Joseph W. Glauber and
  2. Clare Narrod

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470290125.ch11

Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity

Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity

How to Cite

Glauber, J. W. and Narrod, C. (2003) A Rational Regulatory Policy: The Case of Karnal Bunt, in Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity (ed D. A. Sumner), Blackwell Publishing Company, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470290125.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813819662

Online ISBN: 9780470290125

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Keywords:

  • regulatory policy;
  • risk assessments;
  • tilletia indica mitra;
  • karnal bunt pathogen;
  • consumer welfare

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regulatory History

  • Assessing the Probability of Outbreak

  • Estimated Benefits and Costs of the Federal Quarantine Program

  • Estimated Expected Costs and Benefits

  • Conclusions