Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models

Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models

by Mary E. Burfisher

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ISBN-13: 9781139036245
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/21/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Mary E. Burfisher is Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. She has also served as a senior economist for the Economic Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC. Dr Burfisher is a consultant on computable general equilibrium models and agricultural policy for U.S. governmental agencies and international organizations. She is the author and editor of numerous monographs, books and articles on international agricultural and trade policies. Dr Burfisher has been a Fellow of the Global Trade Analysis Program (GTAP) at Purdue University from 2003 to 2010 and received the Quality of Communication Award from the American Agricultural Economics Association. She earned her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to computable general equilibrium models; 2. Elements of a computable general equilibrium model; 3. The CGE model database; 4. Final demand in a CGE model; 5. Supply in a CGE model; 6. Factors of production in a CGE model; 7. Trade in a CGE model; 8. Taxes in a CGE model; 9. Regulatory policy analysis in a CGE model; 10. Conclusion: frontiers in CGE modeling.

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