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Modeling Income in the Near Term (MINT) Overview

Some of our research uses the MINT microsimulation model to project future retirement income, marital trends, Social Security benefits, income, and poverty. These projections allow researchers and policy analysts to study future retirement conditions and the effects of proposed retirement policy changes.

The following resources detail the history and methodology of the MINT model.

Social Security Administration > Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics
Urban Institute