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

GTAP 9 globe icon NOW AVAILABLE - GTAP 9 Satellite Data and Utilities

GTAP-Power 9 Data Base

Free of charge to all purchasers of the GTAP 9 Data Base.

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2016-1 GTAP 101 Course
"Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling"
January 25 - March 6, 2016


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Dates/Deadlines (EST)
Applications October 18
Acceptance Notifications November 2015


Coursework based on:
Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models
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 in the News

Purdue Ag Research Spotlight

Farzad Taheripour
"The controversial multidisciplinary topics always need more work, more research."
Farzad Taheripour, Research Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics; Associate of the Center for Global Trade Analysis (GTAP)

PURDUE AGRICULTURE The Ag Research Spotlight shines each month on an individual whose work reflects our commitment to the six strategic themes that guide Agricultural Research at Purdue. Our spotlight for August 2015 underscores the theme, "Facilitating informed decision making to improve economic and social well-being."

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The Center is always interested to learn when GTAP-based analysis is recognized on a platform, such as the piece(s) above. If you have similar items you wish to share with the Center and broader GTAP community, please feel free to email them to Ginger Batta.
GTAP 9 globe icon GTAP 9 Data Base Released

GTAP 9 includes reference years of 2004, 2007 and 2011 as well as 140 regions and 57 sectors.

***All purchasers of GTAP 9, will receive access to GTAP 8 (and its suite of utilities) free of charge.***

  • Newly added regions: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Togo, Rwanda, Brunei Darussalam, Jordan, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad and Tobago
    Updated/Improved regions: Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Belarus, Pakistan, Turkey, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zambia
  • New macro-economic data for 2004, 2007, and 2011
  • New bilateral merchandise trade data for 2011
  • New protection data for 2007 and 2011
  • New Time-Series Bilateral Trade data from 1995-2013
  • Improved bilateral services trade data for 2004, 2007, and 2011
  • Improved energy data for 2004, 2007, and 2011
  • Revised OECD domestic support for 2004, 2007, and 2011
  • Decomposition of tariff (into ad valorem and specific)
  • CO2 emissions dataset integrated into core data base
  • Five labor skill categories

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2015 Short Course in Dynamic Global Trade Analysis
"Dynamic Modeling and Applications in Global Economic Analysis"
October 9-13, 2015   |   West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Purdue University
Purdue University
Dates/Deadlines (EST)
Application Apr 5
Acceptance Notifications May
Online Course Aug 10-Sep 27
The course consists of a mix of daily lectures, lab assignments and informal discussions designed to introduce participants to the basic features of the Dynamic GTAP Model allowing participants to leave with the capability of conducting and analyzing their own GDyn simulations. The objectives of the course are:
  • To introduce participants to a dynamic model designed for conducting global trade analysis in an applied general equilibrium setting
  • To provide participants with ample hands-on training with software that has been tailored for undertaking analysis using a dynamic recursive model
  • To give participants the opportunity to interact with economists working on global trade and resource use issues using a dynamic modeling framework
2015-2 GTAP 101 Course
"Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling"
September 14 - October 30, 2015


Cover image for Computable General Equilibrium Models
Dates/Deadlines (EST)
Applications Apr 1-Jun 28
Acceptance Notifications August


Coursework based on:
Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models
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.

Announcements

Organizations interested in posting an announcement on the GTAP website or mailing list should email complete details, including contact information and closing dates, to contactgtap@purdue.edu.



GTAP Events Deadline
GTAP 101 Course - ApplicationOct 18, 2015


Network Events/Notices Deadline
11th Ruhr Graduate Summer SchoolSep 4, 2015
CoPS - CGE Modelling Course (Dubai)Nov 1, 2015


Job/Professional Opportunities Deadline
CoPS - 2016 Top Up PhD ScholarshipSep 30, 2015
Purdue Univ - Risk Mgmt ProfessorSep 30, 2015
Purdue Univ - Ag Trade/Sustainability ProfNov 30, 2015

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 contactgtap@purdue.edu.

  • GTAP FAQs
    The Center for Global Trade Analysis maintains a searchable repository of frequently asked questions on many different aspects of GTAP.

  • GTAP Support Email
    gtapsupport@purdue.edu 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