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Globe v1: A SAM Based Global CGE Model using GTAP Data

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  • Karen Thierfelder

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  • Scott McDonald

    () (Oxford Brookes University)

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This paper provides a technical description of a global computable general equilibrium (CGE) model that is calibrated from a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) representation of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) database. An important feature of the model is the treatment of nominal and real exchange rates and hence the specification of multiple numéraire. Another distinctive feature of the model is the use of a ‘dummy’ region, known as globe, that allows for the recording of inter-regional transactions where either the source or destination are not identified.

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  • Karen Thierfelder & Scott McDonald, 2012. "Globe v1: A SAM Based Global CGE Model using GTAP Data," Departmental Working Papers 39, United States Naval Academy Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:usn:usnawp:39
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