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Martin Spielauer is a social scientist with 20 years of experience in the field of microsimulation modeling and projections. He has developed or contributed to models in a wide range of subject matter fields including demography, education, saving & wealth, pension systems, poverty, and health. He has been engaged in microsimulation projects around the world, including Austria, Canada, France, Finland, India, Japan, Mauretania, Nepal, New Zealand, Slovenia, Spain, UK, and the US. He has also provided training in microsimulation modeling and programming on countless occasions around the globe. Since 2016 Dr. Martin Spielauer works as consultant - predominantly for the World Bank - and as research staff member of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO). As consultant for the World Bank Development Data Group, he currently develops a multi-country portable dynamic microsimulation model for population, education and health applications in developing countries (Dynamis-Pop). At WIFO he leads the development of a multi-country model (microWELT) for the comparative analysis of the operations of welfare states in the context of demographic change. Since 2018 Martin Spielauer also works as technical advisor and co-developer of the Slovenian Dynamic Microsimulation Model DypenSi at the Slovenian Institute of Economic Research. 2007-2015 he was employed by Statistics Canada contributing to microsimulation models for population projections and policy analysis. In parallel he developed extensive international client relations supporting microsimulation projects of other governments, international organizations, universities, and private industry. Martin has published extensively both in peer-reviewed journals and publications of government- and international agencies.