A 'Live' Version of the HOS Model in Excel
AbstractWe present a numerical version of the factor proportions (Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson) model of production in a small economy, built in Excel. The model features the most common graphical devices used to explain the model properties. It differs from earlier work in that the solution is embedded in the sheet, making the use of the Solver add-in unnecessary. The equilibrium values and graphics respond instantly to changes in parameters/exogenous variables. The model can be used to demonstrate the Stolper-Samuelson and Rybczynski theorems, as well as other scenarios.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Utah State University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 2009-02.
Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: 10 Jun 2009
Date of revision: 10 Jun 2009
Heckcher-Ohlin-Samuelson model; Factor proportions;
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- A2 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
- D5 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium
- F1 - International Economics - - Trade
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"A 'Live' Version of the HOS Model with Interventions,"
200905, Utah State University, Department of Economics and Finance.
- John Gilbert, 2009. "A 'Live' Version of the HOS Model with Interventions," Working Papers 2009-05, Utah State University, Department of Economics.
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