Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Computable General Equilibrium
  • Regional modelling
  • wine economics

Not available to supervise research students

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About Glyn Wittwer

Professor Glyn Wittwer is a regional dynamic CGE modeling expert. He has played a major role with Mark Horridge in developing databases for TERM versions in several countries. He edited the Springer volumes Economic Modeling of Water (2012) and Multi-regional Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling of the U.S. Economy (2017), and contributed the majority of chapters in both volumes. 

Glyn is a GTAP Research Fellow from 2017 to 2020. He has extensive consulting experience in regional CGE modelling.

His list of projects include modelling of the impacts of major dam and transport projects, drought and water trading, flood, hypothetical plant disease scenarios, productivity scenarios, wine tax scenarios, major mine construction projects, industry closures and the aftermath of civil disruption.

 

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Adelaide, 2000
  • BEc (Hons), The University of Adelaide, 1991
  • BA. The University of Adelaide, 1989

Key publications

Year Citation
2012 Wittwer, G. (120306). Economic Modeling of Water (1). Dordrecht: Springer Science & Business Media.

Year Citation
2017 Horridge, M., & Wittwer, G. (170101). Top-Down Extensions to Represent Counties and Congressional Districts and Moving to Bottom-Up In Wittwer, G. (Ed.) (pp. 173-192). SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG.

doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-58866-7_10

Year Citation
2013 Wittwer, G., & Dixon, J. (130701). Effective use of public funding in the Murray-Darling Basin: A comparison of buybacks and infrastructure upgrades. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 57(3), (399-421).

doi: 10.1111/1467-8489.12001

2011 Wittwer, G., & Griffith, M. (110701). Modelling drought and recovery in the southern Murray-Darling basin. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 55(3), (342-359).

doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8489.2011.00541.x

2005 Horridge, M., Madden, J., & Wittwer, G. (050401). The impact of the 2002-2003 drought on Australia. Journal of Policy Modeling, 27(3), (285-308).

doi: 10.1016/j.jpolmod.2005.01.008

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Development of Core Multi-Regional Model for Tourism and GHG Mitigation Analysis
From: Griffith University
For period: 2019-2019
Not disclosed
Aggregation to Wodonga, RoVic, NSW, QLD RoA. Supply Dynamic Ingredients for 2017 to 2032.
From: GHD Services Pty
For period: 2019-2019
Not disclosed
Development of Input-Output Tables for Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies
From: University of Sydney
For period: 2019-2019
Not disclosed
Preparation of Dynamic, Quarterly Modelling to Depict Townsville Flood Impacts
From: Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning
For period: 2019-2019
Not disclosed

Aggregation to Sunshine Coast, RoQld, RoA. Supply Dynamic Ingredients and Baseline for 2017 to 2032
From: GHD Services Pty
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Economic Impacts of a Switching from Land to Sea Transport for Incoming Freight to the Plibara
From: Arup P/L
Investigators: Dr Robert Waschik
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Estimating the Regional Economic Impacts of the Present Drought on NSW
From: NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Developing, Documenting and Applying a Model of the World's Beverage Markets
From: University of Adelaide
For period: 2018-2019
Not disclosed
Aggregation to Represent Various SA3 Rgions in Different States. Supply Dynamic Ingedients and Baseline for 2017 to 2027.
From: GHD Services Pty
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Aggregation to Bundaberg, RoQld, RoA. Supply Dynamic Ingredients and Baseline for 2017 to 2027.
From: GHD Services Pty
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Two scenarios for the NSW economy
From: NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet
Investigators: Aspr Janine Dixon
For period: 2018-2019
$50,000
Microeconomic Modelling of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
From: National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
Investigators: Dr Nhi Tran, Aspr Janine Dixon, Dr Jason Nassios
For period: 2018-2021
Not disclosed
Telecommunications for the Regions Project: Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling
From: Queensland Treasury
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Modelling Queensland electricity price scenarios using VURM-QLD
From: Queensland Treasury
Investigators: Prof Philip Adams
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Multi-regional CGE database: Aggregation to represent 10 regions of NSW plus RoA in 30
From: PricewaterhouseCoopers
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
The economic effects of local content requirements on the Level Crossing Removal Project
From: Nous Research Grant
Investigators: Dr Michael Jerie, Dr Robert Waschik
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed

The economic effects on Victoria of the North East Link Roads Program
From: Ernst & Young
Investigators: Dr Michael Jerie, Dr Robert Waschik
For period: 2017-2018
Not disclosed
Queensland Treasury Economic Modelling.
From: Queensland Treasury
Investigators: Dr Nhi Tran, Prof Philip Adams, Prof James Giesecke
For period: 2017-2021
Not disclosed
The Economic Effects on Regional Australia of RUN-member Universities.
From: Nous Research Grant
Investigators: Dr Florian Schiffmann, Dr Robert Waschik
For period: 2017-2018
Not disclosed
The Economic Effects on Victoria of the North East Link Roads Program
From: Ernst & Young
Investigators: Dr Robert Waschik, Dr Florian Schiffmann
For period: 2017-2018
Not disclosed
USAGE-TERM Models of Economic Effects of Electricity Outages
From: MITRE Corporation - US
Investigators: Prof Peter Dixon
For period: 2017-2017
Not disclosed
Computable general equilibrium model for Vic Government.
From: Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions
Investigators: Aspr Janine Dixon
For period: 2017-2021
Not disclosed
Updating the national and VU-TERM CGE databases and introducing a treatment of tourism.
From: NSW Department of Industry
For period: 2017-2018
Not disclosed
Gas and electricity price hikes in Victoria.
From: Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions
For period: 2017-2017
Not disclosed
A spatial computable general equilibrium model for Sydney.
From: NSW Department of Industry
Investigators: Aspr Janine Dixon
For period: 2017-2018
Not disclosed
Updating the national and VU-TERM CGE databases and introducing a treatment of tourism.
From: Dept of State Development
For period: 2017-2017
Not disclosed
Economic impact of irrigation infrastructure upgrades in Murrumbidgee region.
From: Australian Government Water Fund
For period: 2017-2017
Not disclosed
Mining Scenario Aggregations and Runs
From: PricewaterhouseCoopers
For period: 2017-2017
Not disclosed

Australian Education City Investments
From: PricewaterhouseCoopers
For period: 2016-2016
Not disclosed
Economic modelling on closure of Alcoa Portland aluminium smelter.
From: Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions
Investigators: Aspr Janine Dixon
For period: 2016-2016
Not disclosed
Completion of Project 5 in agreement No 14 Pay 499 between the USITC and the US Dept of Commerce
From: United States International Trade Commission
Investigators: Prof Peter Dixon
For period: 2016-2016
Not disclosed
Job impacts of mine closure near Townsville.
From: QIC Limited
For period: 2016-2016
$10,000
Provision of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling.
From: MELBOURNE METRO RAIL AUTHORITY
For period: 2016-2016
$103,430

Orani-Alcohol CGE Model for Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate Scheme (Pernod-Ricard)
From: Pernod-Ricard Grant, Treasury Wine Estates Australia Ltd
For period: 2015-2015
$33,000
Development and Implementation of a CGE Model for the TRAs
From: University of Southern California Grant
Investigators: Prof Peter Dixon
For period: 2015-2016
Not disclosed
CGE Modelling of Skills Shortages in New South Wales (DTIRIS15/268)
From: NSW Department of Industry, NSW Department of Trade & Investment
Investigators: Dr Michael Jerie, Prof Jonathan Horridge, Aspr Janine Dixon
For period: 2015-2016
$492,636
Reduced Form CGE Models for the Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events
From: Department of Homeland Security
Investigators: Dr Michael Jerie, Prof Peter Dixon
For period: 2015-2015
$123,098
Engagement on China's Dynamic General Equilibrium Model (CHINAGEM) to Examine Key Factors Affecting Changes in China's Demand for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
From: Department of Industry and Science
Investigators: Prof Philip Adams, Dr Xiujian Peng
For period: 2015-2016
$181,818
The economy-wide impacts of introducing a curfew at Perth airport
From: Jacobs
For period: 2015-2015
$30,000
A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model of the Italian Economy
From: Sogei S.p.A.
Investigators: Prof Jonathan Horridge, Dr Nhi Tran, Prof James Giesecke
For period: 2015-2016
$55,441

SinoTERM Training - China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (SinoTERM)
From: China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR)
Investigators: Dr Xiujian Peng, Prof Philip Adams
For period: 2014-2015
$50,000
PWC - Australian Hotels Association - PriceWaterhouseCoopers
From: Australian Hotels Association
For period: 2014-2015
$27,273
PwC - Stockland - PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
From: Stockland
For period: 2014-2015
$13,636
Updating the Victoria University Multi-Regional Model (VUMR)
From: Productivity Commission
Investigators: Prof Philip Adams, Prof Jonathan Horridge, Dr Nhi Tran
For period: 2014-2015
$136,364

Economic research into the economic effects of a 12-ship submarine construction program - Services Agreement with Macroeconomics.com.au Pty Ltd
From: Macroeconomics.com.au Pty Ltd
Investigators: Prof James Giesecke, Prof Philip Adams
For period: 2013-2016
$100,000

Supervision of research students at VU

Not available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Principal supervisor

Teaching activities & experience

For over a decade, Professor Glyn Wittwer coordinated the short courses run by Victoria University's Centre of Policy Studies. These have been run over many years in a number of countries.

Careers

Details of this Researcher's career are currently unavailable.