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## SSASIM output file .AST

--- .AST file contains annual values of fifteen key assumption
variables for one simulation scenario that is specified
by the SSASIM OUTPUT.ast_sc input parameter.
year //( 1) calendar year
" tfr", //( 2) total fertility rate (number of children)
" imm", //( 3) total net immigration (millions per annum)
" mdr", //( 4) mortality decline rate (percentage rate of decline)
" fpr", //( 5) female labor force participation rate (percent)
" mpr", //( 6) male labor force participation rate (percent)
" unr", //( 7) unemployment rate (percent)
" inf", //( 8) inflation rate (annual percent)
" pgr", //( 9) productivity growth rate (annual percent)
" wsg", //(10) wage share growth rate (annual percent)
" hwg", //(11) hours worked growth rate (annual percent)
" nir", //(12) nominal interest rate (log of decimal rate)
" dif", //(13) disability incidence factor (percentage factor)
" drf", //(14) disability recovery factor (percentage factor)
" eqr", //(15) equity return (log of nominal return before mean reversion)
" tbs" //(16) tbill spread (difference in log of nominal rates)