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.

Current Highlights

2022-1 GTAP 101 Course
"Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling"
March 21 – May 8, 2022

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Dates/Deadlines (USA Eastern Time Zone)
Course Application September 27 – January 2
Acceptance Notifications early February

Coursework based on:
Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models, 2e
by Mary E. Burfisher

The objective of GTAP 101 is to engage participants in an active, team-based process of learning about the GTAP CGE model and its use in applied economic policy analysis. The curriculum is geared to advanced undergraduates, graduates and professionals. Following the course, participants will be entry-level modelers and more informed consumers of CGE-based analyses.

GTAP Virtual Seminar Series

"Disaggregating the Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts Sector to the Tariff Line in the GTAP-HS Framework "

October 26, 2021
12:00-12:50pm EDT (UTC-4)
Featured in the Journal of Global Economic Analysis, Vol 6, No 1 (2021)

Moderator: Maksym Chepeliev, Center for Global Trade Analysis

Speakers: Alla Golub, Center for Global Trade Analysis


Organizations interested in posting an announcement below and on the GTAP-L Mailing List should email complete details, including contact information and closing dates, to

GTAP Events Deadline
Virtual Seminar Series - RegistrationOct 24, 2021
GTAP 101 Course - ApplicationJan 2, 2022

Network Events/Notices Deadline
EU Conference on Modelling Policy SupportNov 19, 2021

Job/Professional Opportunities Deadline
EC JRC - Economic ResearcherNov 2, 2021
WUR - CGE ModellerNov 18, 2021
Ritsumeikan University - Sr ResearcherMar 31, 2022

GTAP Support

GTAP 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

    The Center for Global Trade Analysis maintains a searchable repository of frequently asked questions on many different aspects of GTAP.
  • GTAP Support Email is an account monitored by the Center for Global Trade Analysis' data team. Network members can email to reach a GTAP staff member for technical support on any GTAP product.
  • GTAP-L Mailing List
    GTAP-L is an email-based list to which many members of the GTAP Network subscribe in order to receive updates on the GTAP Data Base, model, events, jobs and technical assistance. For further information, to subscribe or to access a searchable archive of GTAP-L messages, please visit the GTAP-L Mailing List homepage

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