Population - BLUES

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Model Documentation - BLUES

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Model information
Model link
Institution COPPE/UFRJ (Cenergia), Brazil, http://www.cenergialab.coppe.ufrj.br/.
Solution concept General equilibrium (closed economy)
Solution method Optimization

Population projection through 2050 was taken from the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (IBGE 2016). It compares well with the projection for SSP2 (KC & Lutz 2017), as shown in the figure below.

Population projections for Brazil from IBGE and SSPs/caption>


IBGE (2016). Projeção da População do Brasil por sexo e idade: 2000-2060. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica. Accessed online on July 1 2015 at https://ww2.ibge.gov.br/home/estatistica/populacao/projecao_da_populacao/2013/default.shtm

KC, S., Lutz, W., 2017. The human core of the shared socioeconomic pathways: Population scenarios by age, sex and level of education for all countries to 2100. Glob. Environ. Chang. 42, 181–192. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.06.004