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SSASIM input table ACCTBEH

Contains specification of individual account behavior assumed for birth cohort individuals.

Parent table is: COHORT

There are no child tables.

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SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . id
Identifies individual account behavior assumptions specified on this row of table, so id value should be unique.

Valid values: 1 to 999999999 (nine digits), Integer

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . notes
Describes specification of table row in free-form note.

Valid values: any ASCII text (Note: do not copy and paste from a word processor because of the possibility of embedded non-ASCII characters.)

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . vp_rstrm
Specifies which random number stream is used to generate uniform variates used to realize voluntary-account participation rates (or probabilities) into decision to make maximum allowable contributions every year or to make no account contributions in any year. This stream number cannot be used for another purpose in this run. The participation rate may vary across individuals depending on their gender and schooling.

Valid values: 0 to 59, Integer

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . vpo_female
Specifies offset parameter for women (relative to men) in the voluntary-account participation rate (or probability) binary logit equation. The constant term in this equation is calculated from the ACCT.vol_part_f parameter value, which is interpreted as the participation probability for men with a four-year college degree or more schooling. The equation is p=exp(Zb)/(1+exp(Zb)), where Zb = constant + female*vpo_female + hsdrop*vpo_hsdrop + hsgrad*vpo_hsgrad + someco*vpo_someco.

Valid values: -200.0 to +200.0, Real

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . vpo_hsdrop
Specifies offset parameter for high-school dropouts (relative to those with four-year college degrees or more schooling) in the voluntary-account participation rate (or probability) binary logit equation. The constant term in this equation is calculated from the ACCT.vol_part_f parameter value, which is interpreted as the participation probability for men with a four-year college degree or more schooling. The equation is p=exp(Zb)/(1+exp(Zb)), where Zb = constant + female*vpo_female + hsdrop*vpo_hsdrop + hsgrad*vpo_hsgrad + someco*vpo_someco.

Valid values: -200.0 to +200.0, Real

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . vpo_hsgrad
Specifies offset parameter for high-school graduates (relative to those with four-year college degrees or more schooling) in the voluntary-account participation rate (or probability) binary logit equation. The constant term in this equation is calculated from the ACCT.vol_part_f parameter value, which is interpreted as the participation probability for men with a four-year college degree or more schooling. The equation is p=exp(Zb)/(1+exp(Zb)), where Zb = constant + female*vpo_female + hsdrop*vpo_hsdrop + hsgrad*vpo_hsgrad + someco*vpo_someco.

Valid values: -200.0 to +200.0, Real

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . vpo_someco
Specifies offset parameter for those with some college (relative to those with four-year college degrees or more schooling) in the voluntary-account participation rate (or probability) binary logit equation. The constant term in this equation is calculated from the ACCT.vol_part_f parameter value, which is interpreted as the participation probability for men with a four-year college degree or more schooling. The equation is p=exp(Zb)/(1+exp(Zb)), where Zb = constant + female*vpo_female + hsdrop*vpo_hsdrop + hsgrad*vpo_hsgrad + someco*vpo_someco.

Valid values: -200.0 to +200.0, Real

SSASIM:   ACCTBEH . vcont_beh
Specifies one of several behaviors for voluntary contributions to either mandatory or voluntary accounts:

0 ==> no voluntary account contributions by anyone;

1 ==> one dollar voluntary account contributions (just large enough to obtain minimum government matching contribution) by only those eligible for government matching contributions;

2 ==> voluntary account contribution just large enough to obtain maximum government matching contribution by only those eligible for government matching contributions.

Valid values: 0 to 2, Integer