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Computational Aspects of the International Coal Trade Model

  • James E. Falk
  • Garth P. McCormick
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 249)

Abstract

This report describes the International Coal Trade Model (ICTM) as it is currently implemented in the Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternative Fuels in the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy.

After describing the model to which it applies, the solution algorithm and several particular characteristics of it are highlighted.

Keywords

Supply Curve Prototype Model Nash Equilibrate Problem Energy Information Administration Cournot Equilibrium 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • James E. Falk
    • 1
  • Garth P. McCormick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Operations ResearchThe George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied ScienceUSA

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