MIRAGE model overview

MIRAGE is a recursive-dynamic multi-sector, multi-country Computable General Equilibrium model devoted to trade policy analysis and to long-term growth and environmental issues. It has been developed since 2001 by the CEPII.

MIRAGE exists currently in two versions, with different use cases. The first one is named MIRAGE-Power. It develops the supply side of MIRAGE to represent the details of the electricity sector and is dedicated to studying environmental issues. The second one is named MIRAGE-VA and focuses on modeling trade relationships between countries and sectors. It uses multi-regional input-output tables GTAP-MRIO to tackle trade policy issues.

To represent the world economy, MIRAGE is based on the GTAP database for social accounting matrices and relies on a number of satellite databases produced by the CEPII and other institutions:


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