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ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop on CGE Modelling
for Trade Policy Analysis

22-26 July 2013
Venue Bangkok, Thailand
Organizer UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
The objective of this course is to provide participants with a solid foundation in Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) applications and methods in order to obtain better evidence on impact of trade and other related policy changes. Participants will learn how CGE models are constructed, used and interpreted. Instruction on building basic CGE models in GAMS will also be provided.

Introduction to CGE
John Gilbert, Department of Economics and Finance, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University

Getting Started with GAMS
John Gilbert

Modeling Demand
John Gilbert

Modeling Firms
John Gilbert

Modeling Supply
John Gilbert

Modeling International Trade
John Gilbert

Modeling Tariffs and Other Interventions
John Gilbert

The Armington Assumption
John Gilbert

More on Production
John Gilbert

Closure in CGE Models
John Gilbert

Social Accounting Matrices for CGE
John Gilbert

Standard CGE Model
John Gilbert

Next Steps
John Gilbert
List of participants
Choosing When to Use a Hammer: Some Thoughts on Computable General Equilibrium
Information note for participants
Ms. Mia Mikic
Trade Policy and Analysis Section
Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP
Email: [email protected]

Last updated: 31 July 2013

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