Archived…In the News


Terrie Walmsley, Alexey Kravchenko and Anna Strutt presented recent research on estimating and modelling NTMs at the GTAP virtual seminar series on January 24.

The paper documenting the use of the ImpactECON dynamic supply chain model to examine the impact of COVID has now been published in Economic Modelling, Volume 120, March 2023.


ImpactECON dynamic supply chain model was used to examine impact of COVID on the US economy. An interview with News Medical.


A paper outlining a new method for modelling NTMs has just been published in the Journal of Global Economic Analysis.

A paper using the MyGTAP model to examine the link between income inequality and trade liberalization in Pakistan has just been published in the Journal of Asian Economics.


US Trade Actions against China: Supply chain perspective. A paper by Walmsley and Minor on “US Trade Actions against China: A Supply Chain Perspective” was recently published in the Foreign Trade Review, 55(3), 337-371.

Initial research on the world-wide mandatory closures due to COVID-19 shows significant economic loses in U.S. unemployment.

A new version of the ImpactECON Supply Chain Database was released to the public, along with updates to the MyGTAP and the labor data. The new databases and programs are consistent with the new GTAP 10a Data Base.

Dr Walmsley presented a paper on the impact of trade liberalization on income inequality in Pakistan at the 2020 ASSA Meetings in San Diego.


The paper “Demand Shifts and Willingness to Pay in Applied Trade Models” has now been published by World Economy. The paper and supplementary materials, including RUNGTAP application, are now available on the site.

ImpactECON releases report on the impact of US trade actions under Sections 232 and 301. The full report is available as Working Paper 8.


Peter Bailey from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says that ImpactECON’s work is cutting edge and their independence adds considerable credibility.

Release of report on the impact of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership on New Zealand Economy.


ImpactECON working paper on the impacts of reversing NAFTA was cited in the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, CNN and the New York Times on October 16.

Working paper on the Impact of Reversing NAFTA released.

ImpactECON presented “Supply Chains and Tariff Rates: The Impact of Reversing NAFTA” at the USITC on Thursday, February 23.


ImpactECON announces several new videos examining the Global Supply Chain database and modeling framework.

ImpactECON announces its new Global Supply Chain database and model, along with new labor quantities and updates to the MyGTAP modelling framework.

New willingness to Pay method for examining non-tariff measures presented at 2016 Conference on Global Economic Analysis.

ImpactECON Director, Dr. Walmsley, presented at the Third High-Level Meeting on Country-Led Knowledge Sharing, held at the World Bank, March 30-31 2016, Washington, DC.

ImpactECON Awarded EU Parliament Framework Contract.

ImpactECON introduces new working paper series.

Release of report for the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) examining the benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership program.

Report on potential scenarios for growth in Vietnam released as part of a Government-World Bank joint report on future growth in Vietnam.

Susan Stone (OECD) describes ImpactECON as a “first-rate, professional organisation that delivers high-quality analysis in a timely, accessible manner.

Dr. Walmsley, Director of ImpactECON, inducted into the GTAP Hall of Fame.