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List of abbreviations

A

attack rate

AI

artificial insemination

ARI

accounting rate of interest

C

cost

df

degrees of freedom

DR

discount rate

ECF

East Coast fever

f

fraction of population (clusters) sampled

F

franc

FMD

foot-and-mouth disease

FV

future value

GB

gross benefits

GP

gross productivity

i

interest rate (growth rate, rate of increase)

IRR

internal rate of return

K

kwacha (Malawi)

KSh

Kenya shilling

m

number of clusters in sample

M

maloti (Lesotho)

MF

Malian franc

MD

mean difference

n

sample size

*

naira

NB

net benefits

NPV

net present value

P

true prevalence

p

estimated prevalence

P0

market-clearing price

PV

present value

PVB

present value of benefits

PVC

present value of costs

Q

quantity

R

estimated mean

r

correlation coefficient

S

standard deviation

SE

standard error

SD

standard error of the difference

SMD

standard error of the mean difference

Sd

sample standard deviation of individual differences

STP

social time preference rate

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