Applied General Equilibrium Modelling ANNARES, STAGE and R23 Models

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Advanced Recursive Dynamic CGE Modelling Course

This course is only open to persons who have taken the Single Country CGE or Global CGE model course offered by cgemod. There are NO exceptions.

There are four (4) modules in the course:

  1. The Basics of a Recursive Dynamic CGE Model
  2. Recursive Dynamic Single Country OR Global CGE Model
  3. Extensions to the Recursive Dynamic Single Country OR Global CGE Model
  4. Course Project (Single country or Global)

This is an advanced course designed to meet the requirements of participants who have well developed technical and analytical skills as ‘users’ of CGE models for applied studies and/or modellers. It assumes in-depth knowledge of STAGE_t and/or ANARRES_t and that participants have studied the course ‘Recursive Dynamics for ‘Dummies’’.

The course is self-guided and unsupported, i.e., there are no arrangements for tutor support. This reflects the fact that we cannot define a deterministic timetable for the subject matter and that experience has shown that different participants progress differently.

Participants choose to follow the single country or global CGE model pathway, but have access to both.

The first module has 8 components that use the stg_t model from the Practical Single Country course. The second and third modules have 8 components that use either the STAGE_t or ANARRES_t models. The project - single country or global - is the final module. The course starts on 2 dates (see timetable) with access to the materials for 13 weeks.

The materials are delivered using MOODLE, which provides an asynchronous forum in which participants can engage with other participants and the course instructor.

Questions and requests for advice submitted between 0800 and 1600 UTC will be responded to by the end of the next working (Monday to Friday) day, i.e., by 1600 UTC.

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