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Economic Impact of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in Scotland: Final Report

DescriptionEstimates the impact of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak on the Scottish economy
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJuly 29, 2003



Economic Impact of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in Scotland
Report Commissioned by the Impact Assessment Group

This document is also available in pdf format (352k)

Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde, the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute and the Arkleton Centre for Rural Development Research, University of Aberdeen

May 2003


Chapter 1: Executive summary
Chapter 2: Introduction and Background
Chapter 3: The direct shocks associated with foot and mouth disease
Chapter 4: The impact on the Scottish economy
Chapter 5: The environmental and social impact on Scotland
Chapter 6: Limitations of the modelling approach
Chapter 7: References
Annex A: Foot and mouth area definitions
Annex B: The modelling framework
Annex C: Adjustments to the database
Annex D: Breakdown of different types of tourism by type and destination

The Fraser of Allander Institute for Research on the Scottish Economy,
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