Data and Methods for Constructing Synthetic Firms in CBOâ€™s Health Insurance Simulation Model, HISIM2: Working Paper 2021-15
Alexandra Minicozzi and
No 57431, Working Papers from Congressional Budget Office
This paper discusses how the Congressional Budget Office constructs â€œsynthetic firmsâ€ â€”businesses composed of artificial groups of workersâ€”used in the agencyâ€™s health insurance simulation model, or HISIM2, which underlies projections of insurance coverage. Detailed information on a workerâ€™s firm and coworkers is important for modelling whether that worker is offered employment-based insurance, because a workerâ€™s access to such insurance depends on the collective effect of how much employees at the firm demand insurance and how much they will cost to insure. Unfortunately, no
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