CGE models are NOT ‘black boxes’. Basic GAMS programming skills, and an understanding of economic theory, demonstrates that allegations that CGE models are ‘black boxes’ are false. Claims that CGE models are ‘black boxes’ says more about the claimant than about CGE models.
All cgemod courses for 2023/2024 will use GAMS Studio as the editor
with Yontem Sonmez and Scott McDonald