731386 Agricultural production and policy impact modelling


Type
Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Schmid, Erwin
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

The course captures:

1. Introduction to GAMS (http://www.gams.com)

- Sets and Conditions

2. Impact Analysis

- Farm Level Analysis

- Regional Analysis

- Sector (partial equilibrium models) Analysis

3. Evaluation of alternative Natural Resource Uses

4. Static and Dynamic Comparative Analyses

5. Fixing Unbounded and Infeasible Models using GAMSCHK

6. Efficient Report Writing of Model Results

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Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The objective of this course is to:

- carry out impact analyses in the field of agricultural, resource and environmental economics using GAMS (General Algebraic Modeling Systems),

- learn good model building in GAMS,

- build models for farm, regional, partial equilibrium, natural resource, and environmental analyses,

- interpret and synthesize model results.

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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.