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Worldscan; a model for international economic policy analysis

  • Arjan Lejour

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  • Paul Veenendaal

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  • Gerard Verweij

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  • Nico van Leeuwen

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WorldScan is a recursively dynamic general equilibrium model for the world economy, developed for the analysis of long-term issues in international economics. The model is used both as a tool to construct long-term scenarios and as an instrument for policy impact assessments, e.g. in the fields of climate change, economic integration and trade. In general, with each application WorldScan is also adapted. This publication brings the model changes together, explains the model's current structure and illustrates the model's usage with some applications.

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Paper provided by CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis in its series CPB Document with number 111.

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