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

A new Tax-Cruncher Joe Biden application. A new Tax-Cruncher application helps you understand how Biden’s proposed tax policies would influence your own financial circumstances. Kyle Pomerleau (AEI) and Peter Metz (AEI) created it. Link

The New York Times releases COVID-19 data for university campuses. The New York Times has open-sourced data on coronavirus cases associated with colleges and universities around the United States. Link

Open-source software for renewable energy. Led by the US Department of Energy, the ExaWind software library houses tools for wind turbine and wind power plant performance simulations. Leveraging one of the world’s largest supercomputers, the software helps engineers design and install efficient onshore and offshore wind turbines by simulating complex wind power plant flow dynamics. Link

Policy Simulation Library (PSL) launches “Demo Days” series. In the first PSL Demo Day, Matt Jensen (AEI) demonstrated how to specify a tax policy reform with PSL projects. Link

PSL featured on “Global Village” podcast. Jason DeBacker (University of South Carolina) was recently featured on the “Global Village” podcast, where he demonstrated the capabilities of PSL models. Link

Edited by Matt Jensen, Peter Metz, and Jacob Chuslo