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Roberto Roson
Bocconi University
143Publications
22H-index
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#1Wolfgang BritzH-Index: 19
#2Roberto RosonH-Index: 22
We motivate and detail the newly developed G-RDEM recursive-dynamic Computable General Equilibrium model as a tool for long-term counterfactual analysis and baseline generation from given GDP and population projections. It encompasses an AIDADS demand system with non-linear Engel curves, debt accumulation from foreign saving and introduces sector specific productivity changes, endogenous aggregate saving rates, as well as time-varying input-output coefficients. Parameters for these relationships...
#1Jean ChateauH-Index: 12
#2Erwin CorongH-Index: 1
Last.Roberto RosonH-Index: 22
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Economic growth, whether driven by primary factor growth (e.g., labour, capital) or overall technical progress, is historically characterized by changes in the sectoral composition of economies, i.e., structural change. Many factors explain why growth rates are not uniform across economic sectors and commodities. Non-homothetic preferences is a first explanation; they imply that, when income grows, households spend less on necessary goods like food products, and more on services. The second expl...
#1Emanuele FerrariH-Index: 5
#2Wolfgang BritzH-Index: 19
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Over the last years, the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has developed a recursive-dynamic single-country CGE called DEMETRA (Dynamic Equilibrium Model for Economic development), building on the STAGE (McDonald 2007) and STAGE-DEV models (Aragie et al., 2017), specifically targeted for capacity building and subsequent support to policy design in African countries. Accordingly, DEMETRA features attributes such as multiple households, sub-national regions, segmented factor markets...
This study provides some empirical evidence and quantification of differences in labor productivity among industries and countries. Using a recently available data base of value added per worker, country and time fixed effects are estimated first for various industries. Results are subsequently elaborated, to identify some time trends and sectoral profiles by country, which are in turn employed in a cluster analysis, summarizing some salient characteristics of industrial labor productivity in di...
#1Wolfgang BritzH-Index: 19
#2Hasan DuduH-Index: 4
Last.Martina SartoriH-Index: 8
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Reducing food waste has become a policy priority in recent years as many studies show that a significant amount of food is wasted at various stages of the food supply chain. However, the economic impacts of food waste reduction have not been studied in depth as most of the studies in the literature ignore the cost and feedback effects. The aim of this report is to develop a general framework to analyse the economic impacts of reducing food waste in EU28 in both a global and a regional context in...
#1Wolfgang BritzH-Index: 19
#2Roberto RosonH-Index: 22
Last.Martina SartoriH-Index: 8
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In this paper we illustrate the development of a modeling framework aimed at producing detailed quantitative estimates for economic variables, consistent with Shared Socio-economic Pathways, and their assumptions about national income and population. Our model not only provides information on industrial production levels, employment, consumption patterns, trade flows and other macroeconomic variables, but disaggregates them further at the sub-national level, for European NUTS2 regions. Estimates...
#1Antonio TrabuccoH-Index: 19
#2Janez SušnikH-Index: 8
Last.Floor BrouwerH-Index: 2
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Land, food, energy, water and climate are linked and interconnected into a Nexus, characterized by complexity and feedbacks. An integrated management of the Nexus is critical to understand conflicts/synergies and secure efficient and sustainable use of resources, especially under climate change. The Nexus perspective is applied to Sardinia, as regional case study, to better understand and improve integrated resource management and relevant policy initiatives. Vulnerability of Sardinia Nexus is a...
#1Wolfgang BritzH-Index: 19
#2Roberto RosonH-Index: 22
In this paper we present a computable general equilibrium model (G-RDEM), specifically designed for the generation of long run scenarios of economic development, featuring a non-homothetic demand system, endogenous saving rates, differentiated industrial productivity growth, interest payments on foreign debt and time-varying input-output coefficients. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first model of this kind. We illustrate how parameters of the five modules of structural change have bee...
#1Roberto Roson (Bocconi University)H-Index: 22
#2Dominique van der Mensbrugghe (Purdue University)H-Index: 16
This chapter analyzes the variations in industrial structure induced by income-sensitive patterns of final consumption, and how these changes can be captured by a multi-sector numerical model with a flexible demand system. We focus, in particular, on the estimation of parameters for an AIDADS (An Implicitly, Directly Additive Demand System) specification. We then test the latter by inserting it in the ENVISAGE global general equilibrium dynamic model, which is run under the SSP2 scenario from 20...
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