Introduction to CGE models for development policy analysis

Last Updated: 01/08/2021

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SAMs:

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Getting started in CGE modelling:

 

Burfisher. 2021. Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Gilbert and Tower. 2013. Introduction to Numerical Simulation for Trade Theory and Policy. Singapore: World Scientific.

Condon et al. 1986. Implementing A Computable General Equilibrium Model on GAMS: The Cameroon Model. DRD Discussion Paper No. 290, The World Bank.