A major EUROMOD development project is being supported by the European Commission DG-EMPL with the key objective to improve and extend EUROMOD’s usefulness as a tool for policy-relevant research and policy monitoring. This involves
In doing so the project encourages the widest use of EUROMOD in research and policy analysis at the national and international levels. The project began in February 2009. The aim is to upgrade or newly construct in EUROMOD a selection of 9 or 10 countries each year, and to then update them in subsequent year(s).
The work is being carried out by the EUROMOD core developer team, based mainly at ISER, in collaboration with a group of national teams.The European Centre is responsible for establishing contacts and working relationships in the New Member States in order to explore the feasibility of bringing them into EUROMOD. In addition, the European Centre's team is modeling the policy systems for Austria, based on national SILC data.
A project Steering Group has been established, under the chairmanship of Sir Tony Atkinson.
Feasibility Study, Bulgaria (tax-benefit systems 2007-2010)
Feasibility Study, Latvia (tax-benefit systems 2006-2009)
Feasibility Study, Malta (tax-benefit systems 2007-2010)
Feasibility Study, Romania(tax-benefit systems 2007-2010)
Feasibility Study, Slovakia (tax-benefit systems 2006-2009)
Kevin Vella, Ministry of Finance
Daniel Gravino, Ministry of Finance
Godwin Mifsud, Ministry of Finance
Maya Miljanic Brinkworth, Ministry for the Family and Social Solidarity
Speranta Pirciog, National Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection (INCSMPS)
Eva Militaru, INCSMPS
Cristina Radu, INCSMPS
Silvia-Florina Popescu, INCSMPS
Viktor Novysedlák, Fiscal Policy Institute, Ministry of Finance
Marek Porubsky, Fiscal Policy Institute, Ministry of Finance
Jan Remeta, Fiscal Policy Institute, Ministry of Finance
Silvia Gregorcova, Ministry of Labour