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Textbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling

Programming and Simulations

Textbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling by Nobuhiro Hosoe
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Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models have been widely used for various economic simulations, such as, trade liberalization, environmental problems, and regulatory and tax reforms. CGE models are powerful but tend to be large-scale and, therefore, often difficult to learn.

This book provides a comprehensive A-to-Z guide for CGE models. Focusing on its practical application, readers can learn from the simplest CGE models, and proceed, in a step-by-step manner, to database construction, programming for computation, and developing more elaborated CGE models, which can be applied empirically to actual simulation purposes. Particular emphasis is placed on computer programs of CGE models. Readers can obtain knowledge and skills from which they can develop and operate their own CGE models, and apply them to their research.

This book is essential reading for all interested in computational economics, advanced macroeconomics, international trade, regional development, development economics.
Palgrave Macmillan; June 2010
256 pages; ISBN 9780230281653
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Title: Textbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling
Author: Nobuhiro Hosoe; Kenji Gasawa; Hideo Hashimoto