Advances in Applied General Equilibrium Modeling

Multi-regional Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling of the U.S. Economy

USAGE-TERM Development and Applications

Editors: Wittwer, Glyn (Ed.)

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  • The book documents a model with a unique amount of detail on economy-wide and regional US economic activity
  • Details are presented on how national accounts and other statistical data are modified to prepare a multi-regional CGE model Tailored modifications within the described model include sectors to depict domestic and international tourism and holiday-making at home and abroad
  • The volume includes practical applications to major policy issues
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About this book

This book details the preparation of USAGE-TERM, a computable general equilibrium model that provides regional economic detail in the USA. The model can represent either congressional district or state level economic activity. The latter may include a top-down representation of county activity. Interest in USAGE-TERM is growing among government departments. It is a practical tool, which may enhance analysis of productivity growth and innovation, adverse events such as drought or civil disruption and the dynamic economic impacts of major projects.Economic analysts and policy makers care about regions. Some regions suffer growing pains, as supporting infrastructure and services struggle to cope with population growth. Soaring house prices and rentals may lower affordability for many. Other regions suffer ongoing decline due to structural change. Regional economic fluctuations are often far more dramatic than national fluctuations. 

About the authors

Prof. Glyn Wittwer is a regional dynamic CGE modeling expert. He has played a major role with Mark Horridge in developing databases for TERM versions in several countries. He edited the Springer volume Economic Modeling of Water (2012) and contributed the majority of chapters in the volume. He has extensive consulting experience. His list of projects includes dynamic, multi-regional CGE modeling in Australia, China and the United States. These includes modeling of the impacts of major dam and transport projects, drought and water trading, flood, hypothetical plant disease scenarios, productivity scenarios, wine tax scenarios, major mine construction projects and industry closures.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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eBook 107,09 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-58864-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-86495-2
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multi-regional Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling of the U.S. Economy
Book Subtitle
USAGE-TERM Development and Applications
Editors
  • Glyn Wittwer
Series Title
Advances in Applied General Equilibrium Modeling
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-58866-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-58866-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-58864-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-86495-2
Series ISSN
2520-8268
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 236
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
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