A Dynamic Cohort Microsimulation Model
AbstractThis paper provides a description of a dynamic cohort microsimulation model that has been constructed to generate the lifetime attributes for a cohort of males and, where relevant, their families so that the characteristics of the cohort at any age are reflective of the Asutralian population. Given the scarcity of longitudinal data in Australia, the model has been developed to enable an analysis of income inequality to be undertaken within a lifetime context from which inferences about Australian society can be made.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 637.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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