アジア開発銀行 経済調査局(ERD) 政策ブリーフ・レポート(シリーズ15) SARS(重症急性呼吸器症候群=新型肺炎:経済的影響予測

Publication | 2003年5月

This brief assesses the economic impact of SARS in a number of East and Southeast Asian economies and explores short-term economic impact of SARS as well as channels through which the Impact of SARS is felt.

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The recent outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has threatened short-term growth prospects in Asia. As of 5 May 2003, SARS has infected more than 6,500 people worldwide, and caused mounting concern. A number of East and Southeast Asian economies, including the People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Singapore; Taipei,China; and Viet Nam have been put under considerable strain. The epidemic has also affected other economies, although to a lesser extent.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Short-term Economic Impact of SARS
  • Channels through which the Impact of SARS is Felt
  • The Impact of SARS - Macroeconomic Simulations
  • Why has the Impact of SARS been so Pronounced?
  • How should Governments Respond to SARS and Similar Situations?
  • Provision and Acquisition of Accurate Information
  • Containing the Disease
  • Government Budget
  • Beyond SARS - Developing Long-term Strategies and Capacities to Deal with Contagious Diseases
  • Conclusions
  • References
     

Additional Details

Author
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Economics
  • Health
Countries
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Singapore
  • Taipei,China
  • Viet Nam
ISSN
  • 1655-5260 (Print)

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