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of eradication policies when opium is used as a means of obtaining credit, and when the crops are produced in … sharecropping arrangements. The analysis suggests that when perfect credit markets are available, an increased risk of eradication … effects of eradication are no longer clear-cut. Finally, under sharecropping arrangements, increased risk of eradication will …
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When determining whether or not to move forward with an eradication program, the question of possible success must be … highlight different concerns when an eradication program is proposed. In what follows, the author argues that using a common …. More specifically, utilizing utilitarian theory can play a valuable role in obtaining public support for eradication …
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the models to the case study of Colorado potato beetle in the UK. The results demonstrate that eradication is optimal for … to smaller total overall costs of invasion and makes eradication optimal for larger sizes of initial invasion. In many …
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Most terrestrial biological invasions occur in landscapes comprising numerous, independently managed properties. Thus, control of invasion spread generally depends on the choices of many managers, each deciding the extent to control invasions on their property. Here we develop a...
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in making the best decision. This paper presents a model to decide when immediate eradication of a weed should be … invasion size at which it is no longer optimal to attempt eradication, and the invasion size at which it becomes optimal not to …
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We present a conceptual, but empirically applicable, model for determining the optimal allocation of resources between exclusion and control activities for managing an invasive species with an uncertain discovery time. This model is used to investigate how to allocate limited resources between...
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We incorporate the possibility of eradicating infectious diseases through partial vaccinations into a static model where each individual incurs a cost, which differs among the individuals, when he/she is administered a vaccine. We show that if an infectious disease is eradicated by vaccinating...
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Syphilis has re-emerged as a global public health issue. In lesser developed countries, millions of people are contracting the disease, which can be fatal without access to proper treatment. In developed countries, prevalence is on the rise and has cycled around endemic levels for decades. We...
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. Specifically, we examine the impact of eradication policies when opium is used as a means of obtaining credit, and when the crops …, with perfect credit markets, the eradication policy is likely to have the intended effect of lowering opium crop production …. However, when opium is sold on futures markets as a means of obtaining credit, the effects of opium eradication are no longer …
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