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GTAP Resource #5146

"Extending the GTAP framework for public procurement analysis"
by Aguiar, Angel, Caitlyn Carrico, Thomas Hertel, Zekarias Hussein, Robert McDougall and Badri Narayanan

This paper extends the GTAP framework to aid in the analysis of changes to public procurement policies. In terms of data developments, government investment demand data is estimated for each of the 57 GTAP Commodities in the 140 regions of version 9. In addition, the origin of imports by end use (i.e., for firms, private consumption, government consumption, and investment) is determined following the recent literature. Another layer of valuation is also introduced, which captures the preferences towards domestic production. In terms of model extensions, there is a new nest in the production structure that allows for different procurement regimes, and the origin of imports by agents’ end use is incorporated. We illustrate this framework by simulating the impact of a hypothetical reduction in the domestic preference in one of the newly introduced procurement regimes. Future work should focus on estimation of these domestic preference margins.

Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: GTAP Application
Working Paper
Status: Published
By/In: GTAP Working Paper No. 82
Date: 2016
Created: Kincaid, W. (8/17/2016)
Updated: McIntire, H. (2/15/2021)
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- Government austerity
- Multilateral trade negotiations
- Non-Tariff barriers
- Non-Tariff measures in services
- Trade in services
- The GTAP Data Base and extensions

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