The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce a workshop on recent developments in behavioural microsimulation. The workshop aims at bringing together 15-20 economists and scholars in related fields from Europe and overseas.

Topics of Interest

Contributions from all areas of behavioural microsimulation are welcome. A non-exhaustive list of topics is:

  • Developments beyond the standard labour supply model: rationing, non-unitary household models, time-use, child care, occupational choice, random preferences
  • Linking microsimulation and macro models
  • Computational issues in microsimulation
  • Welfare analysis
  • Ex-ante evaluation of family policies

Call for Papers, (PDF file, 60 KB)

Keynote Speaker

Richard Blundell (University College London)

Scientific Committee

  • Stefan Boeters (CPB Den Haag and ZEW)
  • Holger Bonin (ZEW)
  • François Laisney (University of Strasbourg and ZEW)
  • Reinhold Schnabel (University Duisburg-Essen und ZEW)

Submission of Papers

The deadline for submission of full papers is October 15, 2010. Please submit papers in PDF or MS Word format to:

Decisions of acceptance will be announced no later than November 5, 2010. Participants are requested to register no later than November 15, 2010.

Presenters of papers may apply at ZEW for financial support to cover travel and accommodation expenses.


07.12.2010 - 08.12.2010

Event Location

ZEW, L 7,1 D-68161 Mannheim