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Data and Methods for Constructing Synthetic Firms in CBO’s Health Insurance Simulation Model, HISIM2: Working Paper 2021-15

Lucas Goodman, Ben Hopkins, Alexandra Minicozzi and Eamon Molloy

No 57431, Working Papers from Congressional Budget Office

Abstract: This paper discusses how the Congressional Budget Office constructs “synthetic firms†—businesses composed of artificial groups of workers—used in the agency’s health insurance simulation model, or HISIM2, which underlies projections of insurance coverage. Detailed information on a worker’s firm and coworkers is important for modelling whether that worker is offered employment-based insurance, because a worker’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

JEL-codes: H51 I13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021-12-13
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