Towards Econometric Mathematical Programming for Policy Analysis

  • Bruno Henry de FrahanEmail author
Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 50)


This contribution focuses in reviewing the development of positive mathematical programming towards econometric mathematical programming. Starting with the entropy approach it reviews alternative approaches and model specifications that appeared in the recent PMP-related literature for estimating those nonlinear terms that achieve the accurate calibration of optimisation programmes and guide the simulation response to policy scenarios. Combining recent contributions from this literature, it then proposes a possible framework to estimate and calibrate simultaneously model parameters ready to use for performing policy simulations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Earth and Life Institute, Université catholique de LouvainLouvain-La-NeuveBelgium

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