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About GTAP: PhD Students

Alma Cortes Selva
Summer 2020

Dissertation: "Renewable energies: Impact at the regional level and national level and future patterns of trade"

Interests/Skills:

  • Renewable energy
  • Synthetic Control
  • General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Input-Output Analysis
  • CGE modelling

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Iman Haqiqi
Summer 2019

Dissertation: "Irrigation, Water Scarcity, and Adaptation"

Interests/Skills:

  • Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
  • Environmental and Ecological Economics
  • International Economics
  • Welfare Economics
  • General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Partial Equilibrium Modeling
  • Dynamic Programming
  • Spatial Modeling

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Kayenat Kabir
Summer 2019 (aims to work in international development)

Dissertation: "Forces Governing Household Food Security and Agricultural Labor Markets in Niger"

Interests/Skills:

  • Food Security
  • Demographics
  • Labor productivity
  • Migration
  • Climate Change
  • Partial and General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Household Survey Analysis
  • Food Security and Nutrition Assessment Design

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Verena McClain
Summer 2020

Dissertation: "Agroecosystem resilience in the face of climate change"

Interests/Skills:

  • Climate Change
  • International trade
  • Partial and General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Econometrics

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Wajiha Saeed
Summer 2021

Dissertation: tbd

Interests/Skills:

  • Global and country-level CGE modelling
    • Assessing distributional and growth impacts of taxation
    • Exchange rate re-alignment
    • Poverty microsimulation
    • Tariffs and trade
  • Implications of climate change on global nutrition, labor markets, poverty

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Anton Yang
Summer 2020

Dissertation: "Non-Homotheticity in the Global Economic Analysis"

Interests/Skills:

  • International Trade and Economic Geography
  • Consumer Demand and Global Sustainability
  • Estimations
    • Structural Estimation of Gravity Models of Trade
    • Estimations of Food and Calorie Demand
    • Empirical Demand System Estimation of the GTAP Model
  • Partial and General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Mandarin, German (f), Japanese (b)

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