On May 31- June 2, 2019, our reseller Beijing Uone Info & Tech Co. , Ltd hosted a three-day course on CGE Modeling with GAMS at the South China Agricultural University in Guangzhou, China.
More than 20 participants attended this successful training course. “We enjoyed the opportunity to connect with some GAMS users from different universities there to hear about their projects and to answer some of their questions along the way,” said Crystal from Beijing Uone Info & Tech Co., Ltd.
The course was led by Professor Lou Feng who is a Senior Research Fellow and Director at the Department of Economic Systems, Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is specialized in CGE modeling with a focus on policy analysis as well as the theory and application of DSGE models.
Professor Lou Feng explained the basics of GAMS through simple examples. Then he moved on to more advanced, frequently used functions and features of GAMS. He also addressed difficulties and problems that the participants are facing in their work, analyzing real-world examples and showing the participants how to deal with complicated issues.
The course was aimed at improving the technical competence of relevant scientific and technological experts. The participants actively raised questions, exchanged ideas and shared their experiences on a broad range of topics.
As a reseller of GAMS in China, Beijing Uone Info&Tech Co., Ltd is planning to offer Chinese GAMS users with more training and learning opportunities in the future. They will host a series of offline training courses and meetings on GAMS soon.