Nordic countries look to microsimulation as a tool for policy formulation

ISER’s Olga Rastrigina was an invited speaker at a meeting organised by the Nordic Social-Statistical Committee (NOSOSCO) in Reykjavik on 11 November. The meeting was set up in order to take the first steps in exploring the use of tax-benefit microsimulations tools – and perhaps a common tool – as an aid to policy making in the Nordic countries.

Introducing GHAMOD, a tax-benefit model for Ghana

GHAMOD, a new tax-benefit model for Ghana based on the EUROMOD platform, was presented on 5 September 2016 at the EUROMOD 20th anniversary conference held at the University of Essex. The model is being developed by Kwabena Adu-Ababio, Robert Darko Osei and Jukka Pirttilä, with support from ISER's Olga Rastrigina.