Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions: v. 2 Technical Papers - The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling

Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions: v. 2 Technical Papers - The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling

By: Panel to Evaluate Microsimulation Models for Social Welfare Programs (author), Eric A. Hanushek (author), Constance F. Citro (author), National Academy of Sciences (author), National Research Council (author), Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (author), Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (author)Paperback

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This volume, second in the series, provides essential background material for policy analysts, researchers, statisticians, and others interested in the application of microsimulation techniques to develop estimates of the costs and population impacts of proposed changes in government policies ranging from welfare to retirement income to health care to taxes. The material spans data inputs to models, design and computer implementation of models, validation of model outputs, and model documentation.

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Panel to Evaluate Microsimulation Models for Social Welfare Programs,National Research Council

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Contents; 3 Introduction; 4 Databases and Methods of Data Enhancement; 5 Model Design; 6 Computing Technology; 7 Model Validation; 8 Model Documentation

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780309045421
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780309045421
  • ISBN10: 0309045428

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