Sydney CGE Workshop & GEMPACK courses- August 2018

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Monday 13 August 2018
Tuesday 14 August 2018

The Centre of Policy Studies, Victoria University, will host a series of workshops in August 2018 in the Sydney CBD.

Day one: CGE workshop

Date: 13 August 2018
Time: 9am - 5.30pm

The National CGE Workshop is an annual event that provides a forum for CGE modellers to exhibit and discuss their work.

This year’s workshop will be held in Sydney in partnership with the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Keynote Speaker

Dr Andrew Stoeckel, Visiting Fellow, CAMA, Australian National University, and Chief Economist, Centre for Economic and Regional Development, NSW

Dr Stoeckel is a leading Australian economist, receiving his PhD from Duke University in 1978 for his analysis of Australia’s mineral boom of the '70s. Andrew was head of the (former) Bureau of Agricultural Economics, founding Chairman of TheCIE, a member of the NSW Innovation Council, Chairman of the NSW Marine Estate Expert Knowledge Panel and a member of the NSW Planning Assessment Commission.  He has initiated and directed programs of research on international trade that have received world acclaim.

With over 30 publications to his credit, Andrew is currently researching global macroeconomic developments and the potential impact of trade wars. His latest publication, co-authored with Warwick McKibbin, is Modelling a complex world: improving macro-models, in Oxford Review of Economic Policy Vol 34, Issue 1-2, Jan 2018.

Submit a paper for presentation

Participants wishing to present can indicate their interest as part of the registration process.

The deadline to submit an abstract for consideration is July 13 2018. Participants will be informed whether their presentations have been accepted by July 27 2018.

Presenters may bring copies of their paper to distribute at the workshop. Papers and presentations will be made available online after the workshop.

Program, registration & venue

The program for the CGE Workshop will be available after we have confirmed presenters.

Registration is free. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

The CGE Workshop will be held at Cliftons, 60 Margaret St, Sydney, NSW

An informal dinner will follow the workshop (at participant's expense) and participants can indicate their interest in attending the dinner when registering.

Day two: GEMPACK course

Date: 14 August 2018
Time: 9am - 4.30pm

This one-day GEMPACK training course will present several practical exercises aimed at the experienced user, with a focus on topics that go beyond running simulations and analysis of results. Basic GEMPACK skills will be assumed.

Participants are to bring their own laptops.

Registration & venue

Registration costs $700 (including GST). Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

Registration for this course has now closed.

The CGE Workshop will be held at Cliftons, 60 Margaret St, Sydney, NSW


Participants are required to arrange their own accommodation.


Register for your choice of:

  • CGE workshop (free)
  • CGE informal dinner (at participant's expense)
  • GEMPACK course - registration for this course has now closed.

Registration is now closed.

Contact us

CGE workshop

For further information about the CGE workshop contact Dr Janine Dixon by email at [email protected].

GEMPACK course

For further information about the GEMPACK course contact Michael Jerie by email at [email protected].

General information

For any general enquiries please contact the Centre of Policy Studies by email at [email protected].

Information about past workshops.

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13 August 2018, 9:00am to 5:30pm
14 August 2018, 9:00am to 4:30pm


Cliftons 60 Margaret St Sydney NSW 2000

Get in touch

Dr Janine Dixon
Senior Research Fellow
Centre of Policy Studies
+61 3 9919 1426