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GTAP Resource #3485

"Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models"
by Burfisher, Mary

This book is a practical, introductory, how-to guide to CGE models. It provides intuitive and graphical explanations of the economic theory that underlies a CGE model and provides many examples and hands-on exercises.

The databases used in textbook examples and model exercises can be downloaded from the links below. - 3-sector (AGR, MFG, SER) and 3-factor (Land, Labor and Capital) v7.0 database for the U.S. and ROW. It is used in textbook examples and in most model exercises. Tax Toy is an archived v7.0, 3x3 model of the U.S. and ROW that has zero initial taxes (using AlterTax). Tax Toy can be used to study the introduction of one or more taxes into a distortion-free economy. Experiments that replicate selected tables in Chapter 8 are included in the zip file. - A v 7.0, 3-sector (AGR, MFG, SER) of the U.S. and ROW database with two labor types (skilled and unskilled) plus capital. It is used in Model Exercise 6, "How Immigration can Raise Wages." - A v 7.0, 3-sector (Tobacco, MFG, SER) and 3-factor (Land, Labor, Capital) v7.0 database for the U.S. and ROW. It is used in Model Exercise 9, "Successful Quitters: the Economic Effects of Growing Anti-Smoking Attitudes."

Available for purchase through Cambridge University Press

Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: Other CGE Application
Educational Material
Status: Published
By/In: Cambridge University Press
Date: 2011
Created: Batta, G. (3/9/2011)
Updated: Burfisher, M. (10/18/2017)
Visits: 23,156
- Domestic policy analysis
- Agricultural policies
- Economic growth
- Labor market issues
- Software and modeling tools
- The GTAP Data Base and extensions

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