From data to policy via modern microsimulation approaches
Category: International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS)
Statistics Canada is a world leading National Statistical Institute with long experience in microsimulation modelling with policy applications. The JRC in Seville is responsible for advancing microsimulation modelling for policy support in the European Commission, now enhancing the well-known Euromod microsimulation tool with European Statistical Office Eurostat. Robert Tanton is the current president of the world microsimulation association and further developing geo-spatial microsimulation modelling within the National Centre For Social And Economic Modelling (NATSEM). The German research data centre is headed by Hanna Brenzel who also actively develops the German MikroSim data lab together with Ralf Münnich, who is speaker of the MikroSim project and currently chairman of the German Statistical Association.