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An Introduction to GAMS Modeling for International Trade Theory and Policy



This paper presents a series of topics in international trade theory and how they can be implemented using GAMS. The paper will be updated periodically as new topics are completed.

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  • John Gilbert & Edward Tower, 2009. "An Introduction to GAMS Modeling for International Trade Theory and Policy," Working Papers 2009-04, Utah State University, Department of Economics, revised 21 Jul 2009.
  • Handle: RePEc:usu:wpaper:2009-04

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    GAMS; Trade Theory; NLP;

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    • C68 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computable General Equilibrium Models

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