• Annual NATSEM Lecture - Tim Costello: "Measuring the Progress of a Nation beyond the Economic"

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  • Professor Laurie Brown wins UC Researcher of the Year (social sciences) at the Vice Chancellor's Awards.

    NATSEM Professor wins UC Researcher of the Year (social sciences)
  • Welcome to the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling at the University of Canberra.

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Featured Research Publications

Preview of file download for 'Using spatial microsimulation in a spatial decision support system'

Publication Date : November, 2014 | Publication Type : Presentation

Using spatial microsimulation in a spatial decision support system

Robert Tanton and Yogi Vidyattama

North American Regional Science Association Special session on Perspectives on Population Change and Impacts, 15 November 2014, Washington DC, USA

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Preview of file download for 'National and Regional Analysis of the 2014-15 Federal Budget'

Publication Date : October, 2014 | Publication Type : Report

National and Regional Analysis of the 2014-15 Federal Budget

Ben Phillips

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News and Alerts

NATSEM HELP Repayment Scenario Modelling

The following provides the detailed results of a scenario-based analysis of the repayment schedules for a deregulated higher education market in Australia for a number of common degrees in Australia by gender. NATSEM compares the expected repayments under the existing policy and compares that to a deregulated system under a range of scenarios for price increases. The modelling uses Census data for expected future income streams for different occupations, gender and age groups. NATSEM assumes a 5 per cent bond rate for the repayment under the proposed new policy announced in the 2014-15 budget.

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