Invasive Species, Border Enforcement, and Firm Behavior

Ameden, Holly, Sam Brody, Sean B. Cash, and David Zilberman

from ARE Update Vol. 13, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2010

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Abstract

Globalization has led to a growing volume of goods moving among nations and the introduction of invasive organisms. Port inspection is a major form of protection against invasive species. We find that their effectiveness will increase through policies that reduce the cost and increase the effectiveness of pretreatment of products before they enter the ports.

Keywords

invasive species, port inspections

Citation

Ameden, Holly, Sam Brody, Sean B. Cash, and David Zilberman. "Invasive Species, Border Enforcement, and Firm Behavior." ARE Update 13(3)(2010):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2010/13/3/invasive-species-border-e/