The Agricultural Trade Policy Simulation Model (ATPSM) is designed of detailed analysis of agricultural policy issues. It can be used as a tool by researchers and negotiators alike for quantifying the economic effects at the global and regional level of recent changes in national trade policies. The Model covers 161 countries and 35 agricultural commodities, and includes an extensive database. The Model also provides estimates of changes in trade volumes, prices, government revenues and welfare indicators linked to changes in the general trade policy environment. The Model can be downloaded free from the UNCTAD website at http://www.uncatd.org/tab/.The country names and codes can be found in Appendix I. The trade policy data requirements are discussed in the relevant sections below. D.2. Prices and volumes The world market prices have been developed using several sourcesanbsp;...
|Title||:||User Manual and Handbook on Agricultural Trade Policy Simulation Model (ATPSM)|
|Author||:||Ralf Peters, David Vanzetti|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2004|