Research Report Modeling Income in the Near Term Version 6
Karen E. Smith, Melissa M. Favreault, Barbara Butrica, Philip Issa
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This report describes the work the Urban Institute performed to generate the Model of Income in the Near Term, Version 6 (MINT6). MINT is a tool developed for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to analyze the distributional consequences of Social Security reform proposals. MINT is a micro-level data file of individuals born between 1926 and 2075. It starts with a rich set of income and demographic characteristics from the 2001 and 2004 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) data linked to SSA data on earnings and benefits. MINT then projects these characteristics until death or the year 2099.
Research Areas Aging and retirement Social safety net Immigration
Tags Social Security Economic well-being Pensions Immigrant communities demographics and trends Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Immigrants and the economy Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy Hunger and food assistance
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center