UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Euijune Kim & Bonnie Wang

Euijune Kim & Bonnie Wang
Date:
25-Jul-2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue:
Room 829, 8/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road Hong Kong
Session II:
August 9, 2019 (Fri) 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Speaker(s):
Prof. Euijune Kim and
Dr. Bonnie Wang

 

Instructor:
Prof. Euijune Kim
Professor of Regional Science, Seoul National University
Visiting Research Professor, University of Hong Kong
Former Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Regional Science

Assistant:
Dr. Bonnie Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Hong Kong

DESCRIPTION

The computable general equilibrium (CGE) model is one of the most widely used economic impact assessment tools for policy analysis. This workshop, composed of two two-hour sessions, first introduces theoretic foundations of the CGE model and then demonstrates actual model development based on GAMS, a high-level programming language. During the workshop, participants will have an opportunity to develop a two-sector CGE model with a case example and step-by-step tutorials offered by the instructor.

SCHEDULE:

Session I Session II
Time 1 PM – 3 PM, July 25 (Thu) 1 PM – 3 PM, August 9 (Fri)
Place KB829 KB829

 

TARGET AUDIENCE & ENROLLMENT POLICY:

This workshop is open to all graduate students at HKU. If the workshop enrollment reaches 10, however, priority will be given to: (i) those who are affiliated with the Department of Urban Planning and Design or other programs within the Architecture Faculty and (ii) those who plan to attend both sessions.

LOGISTICS:

Those who are interested in attending this workshop should email Dr. Bonnie Wang (ywan86@hku.hk) in advance for registration, clearly indicating which session they plan to attend.
Workshop participants should bring their own laptops to the workshop sessions, and get GAMS software (demo version) installed on their machines in advance ( https://www.gams.com/download/ ).
Workshop participants are encouraged to finish Shoven and Whalley (1984) before attending the workshop.
* Shoven, J.B. and J. Whalley. 1984. Applied General-Equilibrium Models of Taxation and International Trade: An Introduction and Survey. Journal of Economic Literature 22(3): 1007-1051. ( https://www.jstor.org/stable/2725306seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents  )

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