Prioritising biosecurity investment between agricultural and environmental systems

@article{Cook2011PrioritisingBI,
  title={Prioritising biosecurity investment between agricultural and environmental systems},
  author={David C. Cook and Rob W. Fraser and Jeffrey K. Waage and Matthew B Thomas},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={3-13}
}
This paper is motivated by the observation that there is a difference between the time paths of damage valuations for invasions which affect agricultural compared with environmental systems. In particular, unlike agricultural systems, social valuation of an environmental system is likely to be exponentially positively related to the extent of its deterioration. This paper explores the implications of this difference in determining biosecurity investment priorities where criteria for decision… CONTINUE READING