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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 enregy
  • 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

Dissertation: "Climate Change Effects on Household Food Security and Agricultural Labor Markets in Niger"

Interests/Skills:

  • Food Security
  • Climate Change
  • Migration
  • Trade
  • Partial and General Equilibrium Modeling
  • HH Survey Analysis for Spatial Mobility
  • 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 2020

Dissertation: tbd

Interests/Skills:

  • Global and country-level CGE modelling
    • Assessing distributional and growth impacts of taxation
    • Exchange rate re-alignment
    • Poverty microsimulation
  • Implications of climate change on global nutrition
  • Applications of model integration that could inform optimal cropping in the presence of water stress, climate change, and food security goals
  • Implications of climate change for labor markets and poverty

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Anton Yang
Summer 2020

Dissertation: "Non-Homotheticity in Food Demand, Trade and the Empirical Foundation."

Interests/Skills:

  • International Trade
  • Consumer Demand
  • Structural Estimation of Food Demand
  • Partial and General Equilibrium Modeling
  • STATA, R, LaTeX, Mathematica, Excel, DOS, ArcGIS
  • GEMPACK, GAMS, MATLAB, Dynare, Maple, SQL
  • English, Mandarin, German (f), Japanese (b)

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Guolin Yao
May 2018 (currently a post-doc with U. Maryland)

Dissertation: "Understanding China’s Soybean Boom from A Global Perspective"

Interests/Skills:

  • Agricultural Trade and Policies
  • Environmental Economics
  • Model Validation
  • Computable General Equilibrium
  • Structural Estimation
  • Spatial Econometrics
  • GAMS, GEMPACK, Python Programming
  • ArcGIS
  • Data Visualization

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