- PEP in the World
Organized in collaboration with el Centro de Investigaciones Economicas (CINVE, see information below), the first official PEP Shool to be offered in Latin America will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from March 5th to May 5, 2012 (see Delivery Mode below for detailed schedule).
This particular course will train participants in constructing (CGE) models of their national economy, and conducting simulations in order to forecast the impact of macroeconomic shocks and/or policies on an economy’s multiple agents, sectors and the various dimensions of poverty and welfare within the country.
PEP activities in terms of training and innovations in the field of economic modelling stand out among the Network’s most widely acknowledged contributions to the advancement of policy analysis in development economics. PEP resource persons are internationally known for developing a series of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) reference models that allow more country-specific and extensive applications, especially in the context of developing country economies.
Participants will learn how to:
For more information, see Course content
DISTANCE TRAINING : March 5th – April 20th, 2012
Preliminary readings and exercises are pro-vided to participants as an introduction. Throughout this period, PEP resource per-sons are available to provide technical sup-port whenever needed.
TRAINING WORKSHOP : April 23 - May 5 th, 2012
The workshop will bring together partici-pants and PEP resource persons at CINVE’s location, in Montevideo (Uruguay), for an intensive 10-day training session involving the several components described here.
See the PEP-CINVE School flyer
For registration, see Application details
The Centro de Investigaciones Económicas (cinve - Uruguay) is a private non-profit research institute established in 1975. It is an independent organization not related to any corporate, religious or political association. Its objectives are to promote and carry out research on domestic and regional economic topics and to foster the development of economic science in Uruguay.
The objectives pursued are fulfilled through the following activities: