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Modeling Public Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

Paolo Giordano, Masakazu Watanuki, José Durán Lima, Carlos Ludena (), Mariano Alvarez, Carlos de Miguel (), Sara Wong, Ricardo Arguello (), María Terra, Marisa Bucheli, Silvia Laens, Carmen Estrades (), Omar Chisari, Javier Maquieyra, Carlos Romero (), Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho, Denis Medvedev, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe (), Octavio Augusto Tourinho (), Honorio Kume and Ana Cristina de Souza Pedroso

No 366 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April 2007 with the collaboration of the Centre for International Prospective Studies and Information (CEPII), and San Jose, Costa Rica, from 24 to 25 November 2008, with the collaboration of the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE). They deal with issues such as trade policy, regional integration, trade in services, fiscal policy, the impact of food price surges and climate change; are based on comparable methodologies; and shed light on the implications of crucial policy alternatives that Latin American regional policymakers are currently facing. With this publication, ECLAC and IDB hope to disseminate the studies broadly among policymakers and to encourage new generations of modelers to further analytical work in this area.

Keywords: 35343492; CGE models; Andean countries; IDB-INT Andean CGE model; Andean economies; Central America - European Union Association Agreement; Global Trade Analysis Project; GTAP; Fiscal policies; trade openness; employment policies; Simulation design; liberalization of trade in services; World food price; ENVISAGE. Armington elasticity; GTAP 7.0 database; mercosur; Computable General Equilibrium; libros de la cepal (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-12
ISBN: 9789211217391
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