1. Introduction; Part I. Techniques: 2. General equilibrium theory; 3. Computing general equilibria; Part II. Applying the Techniques: 4. Designing and applied general equilibrium model; 5. Using applied general equilibrium models; 6. A harberger tax model application; 7. A general equilibrium model of United States tax policies; Part III. Policy Applications: 8. Global trade models; 9. Single country trade modelling; 10. Analysis of price controls and stabilization policies; 11. Conclusion.
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