Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP)

The Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) is a global network of researchers and policy makers conducting quantitative analysis of international policy issues. GTAP is coordinated by the Center for Global Trade Analysis in Purdue University's Department of Agricultural Economics.

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job opportunity

Research Economist

The Center for Global Trade Analysis in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana, USA), is seeking to fill an open Research Economist position. The Center for Global Trade Analysis is the academic center that coordinates the Global Trade Analysis Project. For those interested, please find more information below.

The data team member will contribute to the maintenance, development and documentation of the GTAP Data Base and related data and software products through direct contribution and collaboration with external contributors, maintain an active research agenda in an area of interest to the Center, and participate in GTAP outreach activities including communication with stakeholders and other experts, and teaching in the GTAP Short Courses.

The position will remain open until filled, with review of applicants beginning on March 15.

More information

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

27th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis
"Enhancing Global Food System Sustainability"
June 5-7, 2024  |  Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Dates/Deadlines (USA Eastern Time Zone)
Abstracts / Session Proposals Nov 6 - Jan 15
Abstract Review Jan 17 - Feb 12
Status Notifications Feb 26
Paper Submission Apr 15
Registration Dec 4 - April 15

The goal of the conference is to promote the exchange of ideas among economists conducting quantitative analysis of global economic issues. Particular emphasis will be placed on applied general equilibrium methods, data, and application. Related theoretical and applied work is also welcome.

  • Agriculture, resource constraints and planetary boundaries
  • International trade and supply chains
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Food security and nutrition
  • Agricultural innovation

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Meeting Global Challenges Together

Food. Water. Energy.

Three basic needs. But getting these necessities to the right places, at the right times, in the right amounts, without harming people or the environment, is a monumental task. And some of the conditions of modern life — climate change, war, pandemics — have made it even more difficult.