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The Theoretical and Empirical Structure of the G-Cubed Model

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  • W. J. McKibbin
  • P. J. Wilcoxen

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This paper describes in detail the theoretical and empirical features of the G-Cubed multi-country, multi-sector intertemporal general equilibrium model. The G-Cubed model has been used for a number of alternative policy simulations including the implications of greenhouse gas policy, trade liberalization, tax policy and macroeconomic policy. The paper is intended as a technical guide to supplement policy-oriented papers. It does not include a survey of related literature; for that or other additional detail, including computer code for the model and analysis of a variety of policy simulations, refer to McKibbin and Wilcoxen (1994) or contact the authors.

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  • W. J. McKibbin & P. J. Wilcoxen, "undated". "The Theoretical and Empirical Structure of the G-Cubed Model," Discussion Papers 118, Brookings Institution International Economics.
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    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
    • E61 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
    • E69 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Other

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