10th South Asian Program on CGE Modeling , August, 2017

The 10th South Asian Program on CGE Modeling is going to be held on August 12-16, 2017 at Coxsbazar, Dhaka. The program will be jointly organized by the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), Dhaka and South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Kathmandu together with the Centre for WTO Studies (CWS), New Delhi. Almost thirty participants from different countries will participate the program.  The objectives of this training program are to impart basic knowledge of theory and applications of CGE models to researchers in South Asia, enhance policy research capacity using CGE models on issues related to the interlinkages between trade, climate change and food security, and expand the network of South Asian researchers.

 10th South Asian Training on CGE Modeling

12-16 August 2017, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

 Tentative Program Schedule

12th August 2017 (Saturday)
02:00 pm – 02:30 pm: Opening Remarks and Introduction to the Course
02:30 pm – 03:15 pm: Session 1: Issues in policy analysis
03:15 pm – 03:30 pm: Tea Break
03:30 pm – 04:30 pm: Session 2: Introduction to CGE Modeling and Social Accounting Matrix (SAM)

13th August 2017 (Sunday)
09:30 am – 11:00 am: Session 3: Construction of SAM
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Tea Break
11:30 am – 01:00 pm: Session 4: Construction of SAM Multiplier Model
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm: Lunch
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm: Session 5: Exercises on SAM Multiplier Model
03:00 pm – 03:15 pm: Tea Break
03:15 pm – 04:30 pm: Session 6: Building CGE models using GAMS

14th August 2017 (Monday)
09:30 am – 11:00 am: Session 6 (cont): Building CGE models using GAMS
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Tea Break
11:30 am – 01:00 pm: Session 6 (cont): Building CGE models using GAMS
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm: Lunch
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm: Session 7: Exercises on CGE models using GAMS
03:00 pm – 03:15 pm: Tea Break
03:15 pm – 04:30 pm: Session 7 (cont.): Exercises on CGE models using GAMS

15th August 2017 (Tuesday)
09:30 am – 11:00 am: Session 7 (cont.): Exercises on CGE models using GAMS
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Tea Break
11:30 am – 01:00 pm: Session 7 (cont.): Exercises on CGE models using GAMS
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm: Lunch
02:30 pm                   : Break for sight seeing

16th August 2017 (Wednesday)
09:30 am – 11:00 am: Session 7 (cont.): Exercises on CGE models using GAMS
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Tea Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Session 7 (cont.): Exercises on CGE models using GAMS
12:30 pm – 02:00 pm: Lunch
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm: Session 7 (cont.): Exercises on CGE models using GAMS
03:00 pm – 03:15 pm: Tea Break
03:15 pm – 04:30 pm: Closing and certificate distribution