This is a periodic newsletter of the interesting things we’ve seen and what we are thinking about in open source policy analysis.

“Demo Days” series at the PSL* features the Black code formatter. In the latest Policy Simulation Library (PSL) Demo Day, Max Ghenis from the UBI Center and PSL shows how Python developers can use the black code formatter to keep their code clean during development. Link

AEI researchers develop webapp to analyze the American Rescue Plan. Kyle Pomerleau, Alex Brill and Grant Seiter (AEI) have developed a new web application using Tax-Cruncher* to explore how the American Rescue Plan will impact an individual’s tax liability. Link

Tax-Calculator* adds support for the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Tax-Calculator has added parameters related to new provisions in the American Rescue Plan. Link

PSL/examples project releases new reform file for the ARP. Alongside new functionality in Tax-Calculator, the PSL/examples project has released a new .json reform file for analyzing ARP with Tax-Calculator, Tax-Brain*, and other projects in PSL. Link

* These projects are attendees or graduates of OSPC’s incubator program.

Edited by Matt Jensen and Jacob Chuslo