A LABORATORY FOR PREDICTING THE EFFECTS OF PUBLIC POLICY

Transparent

All of the projects we incubate are freely available and we encourage peer review.

Accessible

You can run the models yourself through our webapp interface or by downloading the code and using it with your own data.

Collaborative

We welcome anyone, whether you are a modeler, software developer, economist, or policy analyst, to help improve and expand the suite of models.

From The Lab

A simulator to analyze the impact of taxes on investment incentives.

Compute marginal effective tax rates on investment and savings under current-law and user-defined tax reforms.


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A simulator to analyze the budgetary impact of taxes.

TaxBrain is an interface to open source economic models for tax policy analysis.


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Documentation

We document the economics, data, and software behind our models.

GitHub Project

All of our code is available on Github.com.

Peer-Modeling Group

Start with our getting started guide.

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Welcome to OSPC

The Open Source Policy Center is making policy analysis more transparent, accessible, and innovative by harnessing open source methods to build cutting edge economic models and a webapp for accessing those models.

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