Economic Simulation Models in Agricultural Economics: The Current and Possible Future Role of Algebraic Modeling Languages

  • Wolfgang Britz
  • Josef Kallrath
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 104)


This contribution is on the current and future role of algebraic modeling languages. While some of the discussion is based on special experience using GAMS for economic simulation models in the field of agricultural economics, other aspects are general to all modeling system, e.g., the modularization of code. Another common aspect is the transition of larger and larger modeling applications and optimization projects into IT projects leading to the open question: How far can we go with algebraic modeling systems?


Modeling Language Agricultural Economic Computable General Equilibrium Computable General Equilibrium Model Data Base Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Britz
    • 1
  • Josef Kallrath
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Food and Resource EconomicsUniversity BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Department of AstronomyUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUS

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