CGE Modeling & Policy Analysis

*Standard Registration Fees: 43

* Reduced Registration Fees: 24€ (For Researchers and Students coming from Low and Middle-income countries according to the World Bank classification. Click here to check your country eligibility)

Comprehensive workshop that covers both theoretical foundations and real data applications of CGE models using GAMS software.


Learn online from your home. The workshop will be delivered via WebEx interface that allows the best live-learning experience ever. 


Structured workshop with a solid content that is currently being taught in econometric classes at top European universities.

M&S Research Hub organizes a one-day online workshop about CGE Modeling. The workshop setting is highly interactive and includes real-life data applications. The workshop content is designed to meet all levels of proficiency, accordingly, no prior knowledge of CGE models is needed. 

Workshop Structure

This workshop provides an excellent opportunity for scholars, researchers and data practitioners to learn and enhance their knowledge about policy simulations using Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models. The workshop covers theoretical foundations and real data applications using GAMS software.

For 3-4 hours, the workshop will cover the following headlines:

Part 1: Theoretical Background of CGE Models
Part 2: Data Requirements of CGE Models
Part 3: Coding CGE Models in GAMS Software


The workshop will take place on Cisco's WebEx online platform. The workshop date is on 6 February at 12 PM (Germany Time)

Instructions on how to log into Webex and the workshop material and codes will be communicated to the participants in a short course before the workshop.

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Ass. Prof. Chahir Zaki

Chahir is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. In this position, Chahir teaches and conducts research on trade policy and macroeconomics. He is also the Director of the French section at the faculty. Chahir works also for the Economic Research Forum (Cairo, Egypt) as a part-time Senior Economist and as a consultant for several international organization (the World Bank and the International Trade Center (UNCTAD-WTO, Geneva) and ESCWA).

He holds a B.A. in Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, an M.A. in Economics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. His research interests include international trade, trade policy, trade in services, applied economics and macroeconomic modeling. He has published numerous studies in the International Trade Journal, the World Trade Review, Economic Modeling and Applied Economics.


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