A Standard Computable General Equilibrium Model for South Africa

@inproceedings{Thurlow2002ASC,
  title={A Standard Computable General Equilibrium Model for South Africa},
  author={James T. Thurlow and Dirk Ernst van Seventer},
  year={2002}
}
The paper reports on the construction and testing of a Standard International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) computable general equilibrium model for South Africa. A 1998 social accounting matrix (SAM) for South Africa is compiled using national accounts information and recently released supply-use tables. By updating to a recent year, and by distinguishing between producers and commodities, this SAM is an improvement on the existing SAM databases for South Africa. Furthermore, this SAM… CONTINUE READING