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GTAP Events: 2020 GTAP Advisory Board Meeting

General Information
Date: June 15-16, 2020

Location: Virtual Meeting

Deliverables: PDF file Agenda (presentations linked)

PDF file Report and Issues Document

Webpage Supplementary Material

PDF file 2020 Summary
Research Fellows
The Board approved to name the following as Research Fellows for 2020-2023:

Jonas Luckmann
For extensive work on the broader field of CGE, specifically in water modelling, as well as his contributions to the GTAP Data Base.

Simon Mevel
For his contributions to knowledge and policy making using the GTAP Data Base, through leading the modeling work using GTAP at the UN Economic Commission for Africa, and his outstanding leadership in designing training for African researchers and policy makers.

Roberto Roson
For him seminal work on climate change, notably estimating the economic impacts that climate change may have on specific drivers such as tourism revenues, labor productivity, etc., as well as his body of work looking at water issues, firm heterogeneity and risk, and his most recent work that has provided a deep dive into the foundations of applied dynamic CGE modeling and how to think about changing preferences in consumer demand, technology parameters in production and the role of labor productivity in structural change.

The Board also approved to name the following into the GTAP Hall of Fame:

Kenichi Kawasaki
For outstanding leadership in the development of the GTAP community across the Asia-Pacific Rim, as well as his contributions to cutting edge analysis of global trade policy issues.
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.

Photo of William Powers The 2020 recipient of the Alan A. Powell Award is William Powers, Chief Economist at the US International Trade Commission.

Thank you, Bill, for your important contributions to GTAP!

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