Computable General Equilibrium Approaches in Urban and Regional Policy Studies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812564719
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to computable general equilibrium approaches in urban and regional policy studies 3
Ch. 2 CGE model and its micro and macro closures 9
Ch. 3 The macroeconomic impact of the IMF recommended VAT policy for the Fiji economy : evidence from a CGE model 27
Ch. 4 An applied general equilibrium model to assess the impact of national tax changes on a regional economy 41
Ch. 5 Building small city and town : SAMs and CGE models revisited 59
Ch. 6 A large-scale dynamic multi-regional CGE model with an illustrative application 83
Ch. 7 A computable general equilibrium analysis of efficiency improvements at Japanese ports 115
Ch. 8 Incorporating local health in assessing GHG mitigation : an application to Thailand 139
Ch. 9 Economic analysis of urban land use and housing supply : an application of urban land use and a CGE model for Seoul 167
Ch. 10 The economic importance of the sugar industry for Fiji 189
Ch. 11 A CGE approach to measuring the sectoral contribution to an economy : an application to Western Australian agriculture 205
Ch. 12 The impacts of redesigning European agricultural support 231
Ch. 13 Regional and national perspectives of China's integration into the WTO : a CGE inquiry with emphasis on the agricultural sector 269
Ch. 14 Welfare effects of trade and factor market reforms in China 297
Ch. 15 Sustainable development and globalization in a world with unequal starting points 323
Ch. 16 The impact of Japanese economic cooperation on Asian economic development 357
Ch. 17 Regional economic integration and its impacts on growth, poverty and income distribution : the case of Vietnam 381
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