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A multi-region computational general equilibrium model of the United States, used for sub-national tax policy analysis
In my thesis I construct a four-region, four-product, three-factor, two income class applied general equilibrium model of the United States, which I use to examine several issues in sub-national tax incidence. Each of the ...
Three essays on technological progress and international trade
The thesis is divided into three essays. In the first essay, a two-by-two model is formulated in which changes in price are caused by technological progress that takes place in one sector. It is found that the factor used ...
Personal wealth in South Africa: Facts about its distribution and the forces behind its redistribution
The Apartheid system in South Africa came to a close recently and a new majority government is ruling. This government represents a poor majority of the population, and there is great pressure on them to redistribute wealth ...