Avian Influenza in China: Consumer Perception of AI and their Willingness to Pay for Traceability Labeling

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Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 36)

Abstract

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) or “bird flu” is a contagious animal disease caused by avian influenza viruses (CDC 2007). The HPAI virus spreads rapidly. In particular, the H5N1 subtype of the influenza virus causes a high mortality rate among infected birds (up to 90–100% within 48 h) (CDC 2007; OIE 2008).

Keywords

Migration Europe Influenza Income Turkey 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource EconomicsRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural EconomicsTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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