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A 1994 detailed social accounting matrix for Colombia
This technical paper, prepared as a part of FEDESARROLLO's research programme on Colombian economic policy analysis, presents the new database developed for the its long-run Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model. The database takes the form of a detailed Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) estimated for the 1994 year. The dociment list all the relevant data sources and data adjustments that were necessary to archive a ...
Beyond Hecksher-Ohlin: trade and labour market interactions in a case study for Chile
In an era of globalization, patterns of economic growth and employment will depend critically upon domestic labour market conditions. This paper presents empirical evidence on how labour market regulations might interact with expanded trade. We present computable general equilibrium model simulations of recent trade reform proposals for Chile.
The technical specification of FEDESARROLLO's Long Run General Equilibrium Model
This technical paper, prepared as part of FEDESARROLLO's research programme on Colombian economic policy analusis, presents the complete technical specifications of the COGEM (Colombian General Equilibrium Model). The document list all the model equations and by explaining details of the various specifications, which are normally bypassed in technical papers, gives full justification of the modeling choices.
Colombia and the NAFTA
This paper presents an averview of the most recent trade policy reforms in Colombia and a brief analysis of their potential effects in this county's trade flows. This set the stage for the main objective of this paper: a preliminary general equilibrium assessment of the economic effects of Colombia's hypotetical accession to the North America Free Agreement.