The Center of Global Trade Analysis is pleased to offer a limited number of competitive fellowships for students wanting to attend the
22nd Annual Short Course in Global Trade Analysis
Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP)The Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) is a global network of researchers and policy makers conducting quantitative analysis of international policy issues. GTAP is coordinated by the Center for Global Trade Analysis in Purdue University's Department of Agricultural Economics.
Elena Ianchovichina, Thomas Hertel, and Terrie Walmsley
No one thought China's high growth rates would persist forever, or that multinational firms would always keep pouring into the Chinese market, eager to establish operations regardless of local conditions. Economic convergence ensures that there will be a cooling off as wages rise and expected rates of return to investments fall. The difficult question has never been whether China will lose its luster, but when this would happen and how the adjustment will occur.Read More...
GTAP 8 Data Base
The centerpiece of the Global Trade Analysis Project is the GTAP Data Base, a fully documented, publicly available global data base, which contains bilateral trade information, transport and protection linkages. The current release, GTAP 8, boasts dual reference years of 2004 and 2007 as well as 129 regions and 57 sectors.
GTAP 8 Satellite Data and Utilities
The GTAP Satellite Data and Utilities below have been developed for sale with the GTAP 8 Data Base and allow users to more easily use and adapt the full suite of GTAP Models for analysis of global trade and environmental issues.
GTAP Africa 2 Data Base
The GTAP Africa 2 Data Base includes data for 42 regions (32 African regions plus 10 other aggregated regions) and the 57 sectors of the GTAP 8.1 Data Base. New and updated African I-O tables have been contributed with the help of African economists who were awarded scholarships to contribute this data and pursue research on African economic issues.
The Social Hotspot Database (SHDB) project was launched to make comprehensive and detailed information on supply chain human rights and working conditions available to everyone. A key aspect has been to ensure that users have full transparent access to information about working conditions and impacts and global supply chains, and also about the hundreds of sources used as well as the methods used to characterize risks within the SHDB.
A few examples of Social Hotspot Database applications are:
AnnouncementsOrganizations interested in posting an announcement on the GTAP website or mailing list should email complete details, including contact information and closing dates, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GTAP SupportGTAP Network members in need of technical support are encouraged to use the following avenues to request assistance. General, non-technical inquiries may be addressed to contactgtappurdue.edu.