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Tax-benefit microsimulation model for the European Union

EUROMOD is a tax-benefit microsimulation model for the European Union (EU) that enables researchers and policy analysts to calculate, in a comparable manner, the effects of taxes and benefits on household incomes and work incentives for the population of each country and for the EU as a whole.

As well as calculating the effects of actual policies it is also used to evaluate the effects of tax-benefit policy reforms and other changes on poverty, inequality, incentives and government budgets.

EUROMOD is a unique resource for cross-national research, designed to produce results that are comparable across countries and meaningful when aggregated to the EU level.

EUROMOD is managed, maintained, developed and updated by the Microsimulation Unit, a team of researchers, in ISER. This is done in collaboration with national experts.

The current version of EUROMOD represents the accumulation of technical developments and expertise over a number years and involving a large team of people. For more information about EUROMOD’s design and development, including a current project, go to EUROMODupdate2.

EUROMOD can be used to address a wide range of research and policy-related questions. For more about current and past research projects that involve ISER researchers see: Research and policy analysis using EUROMOD.

Detailed statistics showing the redistributive effects of taxes and benefits in the EU, calculated by EUROMOD, can be viewed here: EUROMOD statistics

EUROMOD is directed by Holly Sutherland