Back to the Future: A 25-year Retrospective on GTAP and the Shaping of a New Agenda

Frank van Tongeren, Robert Koopman, Stephen Karingi, John M. Reilly, Joseph Francois

Abstract


This article looks back at 25 years of achievements of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) from different angles. It covers the design features of the project and the collaboration in a global research network, the contributions GTAP has made to better informed trade policy making, its contributions in the area of environment and climate change and its capacity to absorb theoretical developments in applied modeling. The paper also makes some suggestions about future directions.


Keywords


Applied General Equilibrium analysis; International Trade Policy; Global Economic Analysis; Environmental Economics

Full Text:

PDF


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21642/JGEA.020201AF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2017 Frank van Tongeren, Robert Koopman, Stephen Karingi, John M. Reilly, Joseph Francois