Session 144:
Microsimulation and Intensive Computational Methods in Demography

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Clarendon
3rd Floor

Chair: Constantijn (Stan) Panis, RAND
Discussant: Eric French, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Discussant: Arthur H. Van Soest, RAND

  1. The Structure of an Epidemic: A Model of AIDS Transmission in Sub-Saharan AfricaPatrick Heuveline, University of Chicago; David Sallach, University of Chicago; Thomas Howe, University of Chicago

  2. A Dynamic Programming Approach to Educational Choice: Theory, Econometrics, and PracticeMoshe Buchinsky, University of California, Los Angeles; Douglas M. McKee, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Projecting Family Formation and Dissolution in a Dynamic Microsimulation ModelKevin Perese, Congressional Budget Office (CBO); Josh O'Harra, Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

  4. Both Nature and Nurture: Incorporating Genetic, Developmental, Directed Environments, and Social Learning within a Demographic Micro-Simulation ModelMichael Murphy, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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