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Teaching Macroeconomics with Gams

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  • Hans M. Amman

    () (Eco, U. of Amsterdam)

  • David A. Kendrick

    () (Eco, U. of Texas)

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Our general goal in this paper is to show how to implement in GAMS standard deterministic nonlinear macro models, and stochastic linear macro models with rational expectations. We will also present basic concepts on solution methods and policy analysis for these kinds of models. As a practical illustration, we will use some well known teaching and experimental models in the macroeconomic literature. Citation Copyright 1998 by Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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  • Hans M. Amman & David A. Kendrick, 1997. "Teaching Macroeconomics with Gams," CARE Working Papers 9702, The University of Texas at Austin, Center for Applied Research in Economics.
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    1. David Kendrick, 2007. "Teaching Computational Economics to Graduate Students," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 30(4), pages 381-391, November.
    2. David Kendrick & P. Mercado & Hans Amman, 2006. "Computational Economics: Help for the Underestimated Undergraduate," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 27(2), pages 261-271, May.
    3. Asensio, Angel & Charles, Sébastien & Lang, Dany & Le Heron, Edwin, 2011. "Les développements récents de la macroéconomie post-keynésienne," Revue de la Régulation - Capitalisme, institutions, pouvoirs, Association Recherche et Régulation, vol. 10.
    4. Kendrick, David A., 2005. "Stochastic control for economic models: past, present and the paths ahead," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 29(1-2), pages 3-30, January.
    5. Aftab, Ashar & Hanley, Nick & Baiocchi, Giovanni, 2017. "Transferability of Policies to Control Agricultural Nonpoint Pollution in Relatively Similar Catchments," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 134(C), pages 11-21.
    6. P. Ruben Mercado, 2001. "Macroeconomic Volatility during Argentina's Import Substitution Stage," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(2), pages 151-161.

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    Keywords

    Macroeconomics; learning; stochastic optimization; numerical experiments;

    JEL classification:

    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
    • E61 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination

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