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- Fousseini Traoré

The purpose of this document is to give a brief comparison between two models widely used by economists for policy analysis: the PEP 1-1 model and the IFPRI standard model. We present their main similarities and differences, particularly from a...

- Fabienne Femenia

This technical note presents a review of the functional forms commonly used to represent demand and production in Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models. The general properties of demand and production functions are described. The note also...

31 Oct, 2012 - Estrades, Carmen

Different from many single-commodity partial equilibrium models, the Export Restrictions And import Tariffs Overall impacts (ERATO) model illustrates how a multi-market model can be used to analyze trade policy options in a context of a multi-...

26 Apr, 2013 - Salvatici, Luca

Since Jan Tinbergen’s original formulation (Tinbergen 1962), gravity has long been one of the most successful empirical models in economics. Incorporating the theoretical foundations of gravity into recent practice has led to a richer and...

26 Apr, 2013 - Cipollina, Maria Salvatici, Luca

In this document we give several examples of hands-on estimation to familiarize yourself with the gravity equation methodological choices highlighted in the literature review. This guide provides an illustrative dataset with alternative Stata...

- Christophe Gouel

Variants of rational expectations storage models are central to neoclassical studies of the behavior of markets for storable commodities (Williams and Wright, 1991, Wright, 2001). Simple versions are tested econometrically, for example in Deaton...

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This is a partial equilibrium model for trade policy analysis (PE-TRADE) which is set up in Excel. The PE-TRADE model in Excel shows multiple examples of trade policy analyses with increasing details in each worksheet. In these examples, the...

- Manuel Barron and Pia Basurto

This Stata overview, created by AGRODEP for its members, presents basic skills and commands that members should be familiar with. Each chapter covers a different topic, and topics range from very basic Stata use to advanced commands. This...

- Carmen Estrades

Micro-macro syntheses have become a powerful tool to capture the micro effects of macro policies and external shocks on income distribution and poverty. The range of techniques is wide and their implementation will depend on the objectives of the...

- Fabio Gaetano Santeramo

This AGRODEP Technical Note provides a literature review on the topic of estimation of demand and supply elasticities. To this end, it starts the discussion by summarizing the main facets of production theory and consumer theory to introduce the...