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General equilibrium models in the development of social policy

A. Pierre Cloutier

General equilibrium models in the development of social policy

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Published by Economic Council of Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

  • Social policy -- Mathematical models.,
  • Public welfare -- Canada -- Mathematical models.,
  • Insurance, Unemployment -- Canada -- Mathematical models.,
  • Canada -- Social policy -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Pierre Cloutier and Bernard Fortin.
    SeriesDiscussion paper (Economic Council of Canada) -- no. 361
    ContributionsFortin, Bernard., Economic Council of Canada.
    LC ClassificationsHN"110"Z9"S685"1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21046998M

    Berkeley Electronic Press Selected Works. China’s electricity industry has been undergoing a process of regulatory reform. This study aims to analyse the impact of liberalization on the electricity market assuming different degrees of scope of the reforms by applying a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model. In this paper, we consider the three sub-sectors of the electricity industry, namely generation, transmission . † Macroeconomic Policy: Given an understanding of what causes economic fluctuations, here we consider what policy can and should do about them. We focus on whether policy should consist of adherence to (simple, but possibly contingent) rules or should be permitted to vary at the policy-maker’s discretion.

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In both cases, the assumptions needed to produce explanations of economic events. With this book we aim at filling the gap and provide advanced students with the required tools, from the building of consistent and applicable general equilibrium models to the interpretation of the results that ensue from the adoption of policies.

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Policy Options and Their Potential Effects on Moroccan Small Farmers and the Poor Facing Increased World Food Prices: A General Equilibrium Model Analysis. Development Strategy and Government Division. IFPRI Discussion Paper Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Keywords: general equilibrium, CGE models, policy analysis, taxation, climate change policy 1. Introduction Walrasian general equilibrium prevails when supply and demand are equalized across all of the interconnected markets in the economy. Computable general equilibrium (CGE) models are simulations that combine the abstract general.

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She has written for Economic Modeling, Middle East Development Journal, and the Journal of Policy. Capacity Development: Social Accounting Matrices Data the SAM has become the preferred tool to calibrate computable general equilibrium (CGE) models—such as.

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To the best of our knowledge, (social) learning in a GE context has been suggested as an interesting research avenue (Arifovic, ), but never undertaken. 5 Consequently, this paper investigates whether social learning could induce convergence to equilibrium in a rather non-restrictive class of general (dis)equilibrium frameworks that are.

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