LifeSim1 is a dynamic microsimulation model that extrapolates long-term economic, social and health outcomes after age 16 for each child in the Millennium Birth Cohort (MCS) in England.
Core research team
- Ieva Skarda (Centre of Health Economics, University of York)
- Miqdad Asaria (London School of Economics)
- Richard Cookson (Centre of Health Economics, University of York)
Skarda, Ieva, Miqdad Asaria, and Richard Cookson. 2021. “LifeSim: A Lifecourse Dynamic Microsimulation Model of the Millennium Birth Cohort in England." medRxiv.
- Frijters, P., Bellet, C. and Krekel, C. (2017) Micro-macro simulations for wellbeing (PDF , 886kb)
Funding: This work was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (SRF-2013-06-015) from 2017 to 2018, the Wellcome Trust (Grant No. 205427/Z/16/Z) from 2017 to 2021 and the Prevention Research Programme from 2019 to 2021 (ActEarly Programme, MR/S037527/1).