CGE

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In this paper, we study the sensitivity of computable general equilibrium (CGE) models to the choice of macroeconomic closure rule using the case of the standard IFPRI model for Nigeria and Tanzania. Two sets of simulations are performed: a 50...

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Nigeria’s agricultural policy has evolved considerably since the country gained political independence in 1960. The priority at that time was to boost domestic production, particularly of cash crops, and the country has had good results to...

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This paper assesses the effects of an artificial insemination program implemented in Senegal’s cow sector from 2008 to 2011. The program aimed to boost cow production in order to increase the sector’s supply of raw milk, processed...

- Blessing Chiripanhura and Ronald Chifamba

This paper uses a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze and quantify the economy-wide equity and distributional impacts of Namibia’s tax policy reforms introduced in 2013. The effects of the reductions in personal and...

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This paper assesses the effects of rainfall shocks on poverty in Burkina Faso and Senegal using a computable general equilibrium model. An index quantifying effects of rainfall fluctuations shows that, due to a predicted increase in annual...

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This research aims at measuring the potential impact of high commodity prices on Ethiopia’s prospects of maintaining agricultural growth objectives and poverty reduction targets set in the CAADP agenda. In view of this, we build a...

- Todd Benson, Ermias Engida, and James Thurlow

The government of Ethiopia is investing significant public resources to increase overall national production of teff, wheat, and maize. To better understand the likely economywide effects of increases of between 12 and 14 percent in the national...

- Karl Pauw, James Thurlow, Rafael Uaiene, and John Mazunda

In any economy there are important economic linkages and trade-offs that need to be considered when designing policies or assessing their impacts. Various policy analysis tools can help policymakers understand these linkages and trade-offs. One...

- Ayele Gelan (ILRI), Ermias Engida, A. Stefano Caria, and Joseph Karugia

This study examines the magnitude of the macro and welfare effects generated by a realistic acceleration in the productivity growth of the Ethiopian livestock sector, as compared to historical trends and to alternative scenarios of productivity...

- Nzuma, J., Gbegbelegbe, S., Massawe, S., and Karugia, J.

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is an Africa-wide network of regional nodes supporting the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Economic...

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