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GTAP Events: 2013 Advisory Board Meeting

General Information
Date: June 10-11, 2013
Location: Information Building, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
No. 1900, Wen Xiang Road, Song Jiang, Shanghai, 201620, China
Deliverables: PDF file Agenda (presentations linked)

PDF file Report and Issues Document

Webpage Supplementary Material

PDF file 2013 Summary


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Research Fellows
The Board approved to name the following as Research Fellows for 2013-2016:

David Laborde
For sustained, unique and outstanding contributions to the quality of GTAP Data Base, particularly in terms of the state-of-the-art tariff dataset, TASTE tool and export subsidies.

Carlos Ludena
For outstanding leadership in the development and extension of GTAP-compatible data bases in Latin America and the Caribbean and his efforts to process the household surveys in these regions to develop a poverty module accompanying these regions in the GTAP Data Base.

Janine Pelikan
For publications using the GTAP Data Base and/or Model on tariff aggregation methods and impacts of the WTO agreement in refereed agricultural economics journals in addition to work on the coupling of GTAP and CAPRI, TASTE and contributions to the GTAP 8.1 Data Base.

Karen Thierfelder
For contributions to CGE analyses and GTAP, she has used and developed a variety of single (STAGE and IFPRI) and global models (USDA-ERS and GLOBE) and is co-author on a number of publications, including GTAP Technical Paper No. 22.

Niven Winchester
For outstanding research using the GTAP Data Base through publishing numerous GTAP-related articles as well as research on the impact of the EU ETS on aviation outcomes which has been used by the EU Commissioner for Climate Action in policy discussions and was circulated at the US Department of the Treasury to help shape a U.S. response to said policy. Other institutions, namely, the ADB, OECD, Tsinghua University, Brookings Institution and New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade have also used his research for policy discussions.


Alan A. Powell Award
Each year at the GTAP Advisory Board meeting we present an award to one of the members of the Board in recognition of outstanding service. This award is in honor of one of the Founding Members of the Advisory Board, and the intellectual grandfather of GTAP - Alan A. Powell.

Stephen Karingi The 2013 recipient of the Alan A. Powell Award is Dr. Stephen Karingi. Dr. Karingi is the Director of the Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), which has been a member of the GTAP Consortium since 2005.

Stephen's leadership at the UNECA through hosting GTAP events, mobilizing I-O tables, leading policy analyses and ensuring that GTAP realizes its maximum possible impact in Africa is greatly valued, and as such, it is the Center for Global Trade Analysis' great pleasure to recognize him as the 2013 Alan A. Powell Award recipient.

Congratulations, Stephen, and thank you for your many contributions to GTAP!


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