June 17-19, 2015 | Melbourne, Australia
The 18th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis is being jointly organized by the Center for Global Trade Analysis and the Centre of Policy Studies, Victoria University.
The goal of the annual conference is to promote the exchange of ideas among economists conducting quantitative analysis of global economic issues. Particular emphasis will be placed on applied general equilibrium methods, data, and application. Related theoretical and applied work is also welcome.
The overall theme of the conference is "Information for the Policy Maker: Practical Economic Modelling for Tomorrow" with sub-themes on:
- International trade and trade policy
- Climate change and adaptation
- Impacts of energy and climate policy
- Labor markets and migration
- Productivity improvement and microeconomic reform
- Food security
- Poverty and social protection
- Regional development within countries
Abstracts and organized session proposals are currently being accepted on the GTAP website through January 15. Please visit the conference homepage for further details.
The Centre of Policy Studies and GAMS Development Corporation have graciously provided funding to offer scholarships to participants with papers accepted into the conference in recognition of Ken Pearson and Thomas Rutherford respectively. These scholarships are aimed to support the participation of promising young researchers at the conference and encourage their contribution to the use and further development of analytical software for CGE modelling. Please visit the conference homepage for further details on eligibility and application.
Registrations for this event will be accepted from early January through April 30. Rates will be posted in the near future.
For further information or to submit an abstract or session proposal, please visit the conference homepage on the GTAP website at: www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/events/conferences/2015/.