Program on Technology and Economic Policy

The Intertemporal
General Equilibrium Model
of the U. S.

The Intertemporal General Equilibrium Model (IGEM) is our economic model of the U.S. It is a multisector, dynamic model with perfect foresight. A description of the original 1988 version of this model may be found in the appendix of Peter Wilcoxen's thesis. Click here for the chapters of this appendix: Wilcoxen papers. The equations of that version is in the Appendix to Mun Ho's thesis. The equations of the current version is given in an updated Equation Appendix (PDF).

Various members of the group has worked on the model. Questions should be directed to:

  • Peter Wilcoxen
  • Mun Ho
  • Richard Goettle
  • Dale W. Jorgenson

    This model contributed to a part of the U.S. EPA's report "The Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act, 1970 to 1990 (Appendix A. Cost and Macroeconomic Modeling)" EPA Reports


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