Get introduced to Computable General equilibrium (CGE)
What you'll learn
- Understanding General Macroeconomic and CGE modeling
- Understanding the main benefits, uses and limitations of CGE modeling
- Get introduced to Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and IO Tables
- Get introduced to GTAP database
- Understand the general differences in applications between CGE, Partial Equilibirum (PE) and Econometrics
- No prior knowledge of CGE is required, general knowledge of Macroeconomics and economics is preferred
The offline recorded short course titled "Introduction to CGE Modeling for Beginners" is a self-paced and accessible learning resource aimed at individuals looking to delve into the world of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling. This course is thoughtfully designed to cater to beginners, offering the flexibility to study at their own pace and convenience.
Comprising a series of pre-recorded video lectures, this course covers the fundamental concepts and techniques of CGE modeling. It provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, ensuring that even those with no prior background in economics or modeling can grasp the essentials. The recorded format allows learners to revisit and review materials as needed, ensuring a thorough understanding of the content.
The course content is delivered by an expert instructor who simplify complex topics and provide practical insights. Additionally, learners have access to supplementary resources such as downloadable lecture notes, and exercises to reinforce their understanding.
One of the key advantages of this offline recorded course is its convenience. Participants can study at their own pace, making it suitable for those with busy schedules or varying time zones. This flexibility allows learners to absorb the concepts and skills required for CGE modeling without the constraints of a fixed schedule.
Upon completion of this course, beginners will have a solid foundation in CGE modeling, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to embark on more advanced studies or apply CGE modeling techniques to real-world economic analysis and policy evaluation.
Who this course is for:
- Undergraduate students of Macroeconomics
- Post graduate researchers in fields of macroeconomics and policy modeling
- Public officials in Governmnets and business concerned with policy and public modeling
Sherif Hassan is Senior UN Consultant and Academic Division Director at M&S Research Hub since 2018. He has over 17 years of academic experience in the fields of economics and applied econometrics. He holds two Master's degrees in the fields of economics and political science and a Ph.D. degree from the Philipps University of Marburg. An alumnus of DAAD and YJAP programs. He is a research affiliate at the Global Labor Network (GLO), a research associate at the Economic Research Forum (ERF), a fellow at American Economic Association, and a member of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES), International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISEC), Royal Economic Society and European Economic Association (EEA).