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Memory RAM for full RunGTAP
I appreciate if anyone can give me hint regarding the amount of memory RAM we need to run the full RunGTAP. We're thinking in upgrading our computer systems and we have to consider the needs that mode...

Date Added: 10/30/2006

RunGTAP - Do I need a GEMPACK licence to change the standard condensation?
Do I need a GEMPACK licence to change the standard condensation (for example, to un-omit variable tf) of the GTAP model in GTAP.STI?...

Date Added: 7/23/2007

How to enter text in the version part of RunGTAP
I have loaded the default version of the GTAPAgg into RunGTAP. How do I enter the text in the version part of RunGTAP and what text should I enter?...

Date Added: 10/26/2010

RunGTAP auxillary programs not working
Some of the auxillary programs in some of the RunGTAP applications do not work. For example, the GEelast or PEelast programs do not work for the GTAP-E application? ...

Date Added: 5/29/2007

Altertax and ordinary change
How does one efficiently change each country's initial tms for imports of goods from all other regions with x percentage points (ie ordinary change to the tariff rate). How can this be done in GTAP?...

Date Added: 1/17/2006

RunGTAP/GEMPACK Compatibility
My version of RUNGTAP will not accept Gempack 9 exe files. Why?...

Date Added: 11/21/2005

ViewHar drop down menus
In Assignment 1, section 2 on the web course homework, it says viewhar provides a drop down box at the top right hand corner to browse between the different regions. I can't see any such drop down box...

Date Added: 5/3/2005

TABmate not found in AnalysGE
I downloaded GTAP utilities and when doing the first post-installation check, in the Options Windows it says that the "TABmate.exe was not found". Is it OK or do I need to change it as with the case o...

Date Added: 5/3/2005

Differences between RunGtap and WinGem
What are the differences between RunGtap and WinGem?...

Date Added: 1/13/2005

Exogenous taxes
I am working with the Gtap in some trade policies simulations. I would like to quantify the impact of some trade policies that include conditions on rules of origin. I am aware that, unless I g...

Date Added: 3/4/2003

Interpretation of ao [j,r] and aoall [j,r] in RunGTAP Tablo file [Version 5].
I am having a confusion about interpretation of ao [j,r] and aoall [j,r] in RunGTAP Tablo file [Version 5]. They are defined as:

Variable (all,j,PROD_COMM)(all,r,REG)
ao(j,r) # outp...


Date Added: 3/22/2001

Chapter 5
In Chapter 5 (Aggregation and Computation of Equilibrium Elasticities) of the GTAP-Book it is told that the matrix of the general equilibrium, own-price elasticities of demand is "qualitativly symmetr...

Date Added: 11/10/2000

ViewHar errors and issues
I tried to view and had several problems with "ViewHar". At one point got a message about how the version I was using was out of date (I think it came from the CD). Then I got several GPFs, and had to...

Date Added: 9/27/2000

Chapter 5
In Chapter 5 (Aggregation and Computation of Equilibrium Elasticities) of the GTAP-Book it is told that the matrix of the general equilibrium, own-price elasticities of demand is "qualitatively symmet...

Date Added: 9/27/2000

Inability to locate "highsub" of model
I am not able to locate the version "highsub" of the model. Please advise....

Date Added: 9/27/2000

GTAP mimic a change
Can anyone provide me with advice on how to make GTAP mimic a change in exchange rates? For example how would you impose a 10% depreciation of the Canadian dollar against all other currencies?...

Date Added: 9/27/2000