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competence center on modelling (CC-MOD)Welcome to MIDAS

Models are extensively used by the European Commission to support policymaking. Notably, in impact assessments models are used to quantify the environmental, economic and social impacts of policy options. MIDAS documents these models and their contributions to Commission impact assessments starting from July 2017, in accordance with what is recommended by the better regulation Guidelines and associated ‘Toolbox’ (SWD(2021)305 final).

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Using models for policymaking

MIDAS helps you to anticipate questions the public may ask on the use of models in policymaking,such as those included in the guidence for policymakers and civil society on questions you should ask when presented with the use of simulation models in policymaking.

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Better regulation

The better regulation Guidelines recommend documenting models and their contributions to Commission impact assessments in MIDAS

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Use this website to find out if any of the models in MIDAS contributed to the analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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