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SSASIM input table DIVTIME

Contains specification of dynamic policy parameters that relate to OASI rules about the timing of divorce.

Parent table is: PIA

There are no child tables.

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SSASIM:   DIVTIME . id
Identifies set of divorce-timing policy parameters specified on this row of table, so id value should be unique for each group of rows that has a collection of cal_year values (see below).

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

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp

SSASIM:   DIVTIME . 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.)

Source code: notes are not read by the model

SSASIM:   DIVTIME . cal_year
Identifies calendar year during which the divorce-timing policy parameters specified on this table row are in effect. Calendar years for which no row exists have their parameter values calculated by linear interpolation between the closest prior year and closest subsequent year for which table rows have been specified for this id. Values for years following the last specified year are taken to be equal to values in the last specified year.

Valid values: 1992 to (1992+RUN.num_years), Integer

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp

SSASIM:   DIVTIME . min_m_dur
Specifies minimum marriage duration (in years) required for divorcees to be able to claim either spouse or survivor benefits based on their ex-spouse's earnings history.

Valid values: 0 to 99, Integer

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp

SSASIM:   DIVTIME . min_d_dur
Specifies minimum divorce duration (in years) required for a divorcee to be able to establish ex-spouse's PIA even if ex-spouse is not yet retired.

Valid values: 0 to 99, Integer

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp