Following on from our work to define the scope, the first stage of actual hard graft has been to look back and test some of our initial hypotheses, for example, does a similar household replace older childless households when they either move into more suitable accommodation, or sadly, a lone occupant dies.
We have now put a little more detail around the outline model , in particular starting to consider the work required at each phase, including where specific experiments are required as well as starting to identify key data sources (and contacts) required for the work.
In what may turn out to be a rash and dreadfully overoptimistic move, we have decided to build a local population forecasting model for Bath and North East Somerset, here’s how we’re going about it:
What are we doing?
We want to build a model which forecasts the local (Bath and North East Somerset) population.