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.

Current Highlights

GTAP Virtual Seminar Series

"Modelling Nutrition and Food Loss and Waste in a CGE Framework"

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2023-1 GTAP 101 Course
"Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling"
March 20 – May 7, 2023

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Dates/Deadlines (USA Eastern Time Zone)
Course Application September 26 – January 1
Enrollment late January

Coursework based on:
Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models, 2e
by Mary E. Burfisher

The objective of GTAP 101 is to engage participants in an active, team-based process of learning about the GTAP CGE model and its use in applied economic policy analysis. The curriculum is geared to advanced undergraduates, graduates and professionals. Following the course, participants will be entry-level modelers and more informed consumers of CGE-based analyses.


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GTAP Events Deadline
GTAP 101 Course - ApplicationJan 1, 2023

Network Events/Notices Deadline
CoPS - TERM-USA Course (Online)Oct 7, 2022
GLASSNET - Use Case Summer WorkshopOct 12, 2022

Job/Professional Opportunities Deadline
IFPRI - Associate Research FellowSep 30, 2022
TU Delft - Post-Doc (Climate Policy Impacts)Sep 30, 2022
ESRI - Post-Doc (Climate Change Impacts)Oct 4, 2022
ESRI - Post-Doc (Energy Systems)Oct 4, 2022
ESRI - Research Officer (CGE Modelling)Oct 5, 2022
IIASA - Research ScholarOct 30, 2022
Purdue - Asst Prof (Macroecon & Trade)Oct 31, 2022
Purdue - Asst Prof (Quant Methods)Oct 31, 2022

GTAP Support

GTAP Network members in need of technical support are encouraged to use the following avenues to request assistance. General, non-technical inquiries may be addressed to

    The Center for Global Trade Analysis maintains a searchable repository of frequently asked questions on many different aspects of GTAP.
  • GTAP Support Email is an account monitored by the Center for Global Trade Analysis' data team. Network members can email to reach a GTAP staff member for technical support on any GTAP product.
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