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2019

Apr4

The 2019 Budget is set to be the most important one this decade, happening just before the Federal election. Already the coalition has pledged $3.5 Bn on climate change (carbon abatement) and both parties have talked about tax cuts. The rhetoric has certainly shifted from “budget repair” to an empha...

Feb26

This talk gives an overview of a validation framework for complex simulation models applied in STINMOD+, a tax and transfer microsimulation model developed at NATSEM. Errors or bugs in simulation models can be common and hard to detect due to complex internal logic, interactions with large and noisy...

Feb12

Personal income tax is attracting more attention from the Vietnamese government, which has been looking for a way to reinforce its budget revenue. Although this tax plays an increasing role, representing 7.3 per cent of the revenue expected in 2018, this figure is still small, suggesting an issue of...

2018

Sep18

Income inequality and the role of the tax-benefit system in mitigating inequality in Australia has attracted the attention of the public and academic literature throughout the past decade. While the inequality itself in Australia has not changed dramatically over the past decade, several factors suc...

Sep6

The workshop will start with a short presentation on the main NATSEM models with a focus on the latest developments and their application in public policy analysis. The presentation discusses the advance in its microsimulation architecture around STINMOD+ and shows examples of how multiple microsimu...

Aug28

Income inequality as well as the role of tax-benefit system in mitigating inequality in Australia has attracted the attention of the public and academic literature throughout the past decade. While the inequality itself in Australia has not changed dramatically over the past decade, several factors...

Jun6

NATSEM is invited to provide evidence to the inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Plan) Bill 2018

The hearing will be broadcast on the committee's website.

May10

The governing rhetoric around the Australian Budget has clearly shifted since 2016 from narratives focusing on “budget repair” to an emphasis on “jobs and growth” through bigger government spending by a “listening government” committed to “fairness, opportunity and security for all Australians”. Wil...

Apr18

The presentation will discuss STINMOD+ online's first version, its interface and its website.

Feb8

Microsimulation is used in Australia and internationally to assess the impact of different Government policies. The aim of this workshop is to bring together those working in the microsimulation field, to discuss the latest methods, learn from different areas and different groups and establish conne...