Portfolio: Risk Management
Project Title: African Swine Fever (ASF) Economics
Status: In Progress
Overview: Cross Border Threat Screening & Supply Chain Defense (CBTS), a DHS Center of Excellence, is collaborating with IIAD to lead an African Swine Fever (ASF) Economics Study that will measure the economic impacts of the ASF virus on U.S. supply chains in the Food and Agriculture sector. The objectives of the project include:
- To measure economic impacts on the U.S. pork production supply chain.
- To estimate the economic welfare impacts on the U.S. pork supply chain.
- To estimate the direct, indirect, and induced effects of the U.S. swine industry, allied industries, and non-agricultural industries.
- To determine the duration for which economic indicator impacts can be categorized at the regional, national, and international levels.
Project Duration: 2 years
IIAD Project Team: Heather Simmons, Jimmy Tickel
External Consultants: Jonathan Rushton, Dustin Pendell, Amanda Hagerman.
Outcomes, Solutions, & Impact: TBD