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Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions—The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling: Volume II, Technical Papers Contents     Contents of Volume I   vii     Introduction Constance F.Citro   1 DATABASES AND METHODS OF DATA ENHANCEMENT     1   Databases for Microsimulation: A Comparison of the March CPS and SIPP Constance F.Citro   11 2   Statistical Matching and Microsimulation Models Michael L.Cohen   62 MODEL DESIGN     3   Alternative Model Designs: Program Participation Functions and the Allocation of Annual to Monthly Values in TRIM2, MATH, and HITSM Constance F.Citro and Christine M.Ross   89 4   DYNASIM2 and PRISM: Examples of Dynamic Modeling Christine M.Ross   121

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Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions—The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling: Volume II, Technical Papers COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY     5   Future Computing Environments for Microsimulation Modeling Paul Cotton and George Sadowsky   141 MODEL VALIDATION     6   Variance Estimation of Microsimulation Models Through Sample Reuse Michael L.Cohen   237 7   Evaluations of Microsimulation Models: Literature Review Michael L.Cohen   255 8   A Validation Experiment With TRIM2 Michael L.Cohen, Lynne Billard, David M.Betson, and Eugene P.Ericksen   276 9   Evaluating the Accuracy of U.S. Population Projection Models Laurence Grummer-Strawn and Thomas J.Espenshade   305 MODEL DOCUMENTATION     10   Documentation for Microsimulation Models: A Review of TRIM2, MATH, and HITSM Kevin M.Hollenbeck   333

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Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions—The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling: Volume II, Technical Papers Contents Volume I: Review and Recommendations     Summary     1   Introduction     PART I   INFORMATION FOR SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY: TOWARD A SECOND REVOLUTION     2   The Search for Useful Information     3   Improving the Tools and Uses of Policy Analysis         Appendix: Models, Uncertainty, and Confidence Intervals     PART II   THE ROLE OF MICROSIMULATION AS A POLICY ANALYSIS TOOL     4   Microsimulation Models: Then and Now     5   Databases for Microsimulation     6   Model Design and Development     7   Computing Technology and Microsimulation     8   Microsimulation Modeling of Health Care, Retirement Income, and Tax Policies    

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Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions—The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling: Volume II, Technical Papers 9   Validation     10   Documentation and Archiving     11   The Microsimulation Modeling Community         Appendix: Microsimulation Models, Databases, and Modeling Terms         Glossary of Acronyms         References         Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff