Introduction to Economy-Wide Modelling for Policy Analysis

  • Date: Monday, 10 September 2018
  • Venue: TIPS Offices, 234 Lange St, Nieuw Muckleneuk, PretoriaOffices
  • Main Speakers: Dirk van Seventer and Rob Davies.
  • For enquiries or to register please contact: rozale@tips.org.za
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10-14 September 2017

Targets primarily managers and policy analysts, although it is also useful for those wishing to become modellers who want to get a taste of what it is like. It introduces participants to the key components of standard CGE models, emphasising how to use economy-wide models and the economic interpretation of their outputs, rather than the techniques of building them. The models are run using a specially developed MS Excel interface with specialised modelling software.

For details of the workshop, see An Overview of TIPS Workshops on Economy-wide Analysis. This is Workshop B.

Workshop leaders are Dirk van Seventer and Rob Davies.

Workshop fees (which includes teas, coffees and light lunches): R16,500 (excl VAT)

Registration closing date is Friday 6 July 2018. Seats will be reserved until the payment closing date of Friday 3 August 2018. The offering of the workshop is dependent on attracting a minimum number of 10 students by the time of the payment closing date while the maximum number of students is 20. Note that TIPS will not make refunds after the payment due date unless the workshop is cancelled. TIPS’s invoice documentation (tax clearance, bank clearance, etc) will only be sent on request by registered post. It is therefore important to make sure that TIPS is on your organisation’s list of preferred suppliers and to factor-in sufficient time for these processes.

If you are interested in attending this workshop please complete the application form attached and send to: Dirk Ernst van Seventer (denvanseventer@gmail.com) or Rob Davies (robdavieszim@gmail.com