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GTAP Resource #6347

"Economy-wide assessment of the impacts of Nile sediment reduction on the Sudanese construction sector"
by Siddig, Khalid and Mohammed Basheer

This study is a first attempt to quantify GERD’s economy-wide impacts on Sudan due to the anticipated reduction in fired clay brick production. We use results from previous studies on sediment load reduction because of GERD’s long-term operation as an estimate for the reduction in fired brick production in Sudan. We conduct a structured survey among construction engineers in Sudan to estimate the importance of fired clay brick to the construction sector of Sudan’s economy. We then develop a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model for Sudan to investigate the economy-wide effects of GERD-induced changes in the production and use of fired clay brick.

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Category: 2021 Conference Paper
Status: Not published
By/In: Presented during the 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis (Virtual Conference)
Date: 2021
Version: April 2021
Created: Siddig, K. (4/15/2021)
Updated: Siddig, K. (4/15/2021)
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- Dynamic modeling
- Water
- Labor market issues
- Africa (East)

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