June 15-17, 2016 in Washington, DC
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 "Analytical Foundations for Cooperation in a Multipolar World" with sub-themes on:
- Perspectives and policies for sustainable, inclusive growth
- Poverty and inequality in a rapidly changing world
- Sustainable development for the 21st Century
- Structural transformation in a changing world
- Implications of the internet for the world economy with sub-themes of trade in digital goods and NTMs
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, Victoria University and GAMS Development Corporation have graciously provided funding to offer scholarships to participants with papers accepted into the conference. The CoPS scholarship is named in memory of the late Ken Pearson, and the GAMs in recognition of Thomas Rutherford. Both scholarships are aimed to support the participation of promising young researchers at the conference and encourage their contributions 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: http://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/events/conferences/2016/.