[Reply by Oct 22] Aggregating PSL project updates, Sep 23 to Oct 22

  • Reporting period: Sep 23 to Oct 22, 2020
  • Reply by: Oct 22, 2020 (Thu)
  • Aggregated draft to be posted here by: Oct 23, 2020 (Fri)

Projects:

This is a thread to aggregate project updates for the October NumFOCUS and PSL newsletters. Please reply with developments pertinent to the projects you have worked on during the reporting period. Please include URLs where applicable.

Items to consider:

  1. New releases or features
  2. General updates
    • Recent achievements you’re most proud of
    • What are you working on? What’s coming up? Where do you need help?
    • Upcoming events
    • Job openings

Feel free to contact me with questions. Thanks!

  • Cost-of-Capital-Calculator has updated its documentation ( at http://pslmodels.github.io/Cost-of-Capital-Calculator/, moving it to a Jupyter Book format.

  • OG-USA has added calibrations to model earners at the very top of the income distribution, including capturing those in the top 0.01% (PR #652).

  • OG-USA now allows users to specify heterogenous discount factors as in Carroll et al. (Quantitative Economics, 2017) (PR #655).

TaxBrain 2.4.0 was released on October 10