Should We Care that They Care? Grandchild Care and Its Impact on Grandparent Health
Publisher: Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich Munich
Subject: Grandparent health | grandchild care | I10 | J14 | J13 | Grandparent health, grandchild care.
jel: jel:I10 | jel:J13 | jel:J14
This paper investigates the impact of occasional grandchild care on grandparent health using the pan-European dataset SHARE on elderly people. We find a small but statistically significant positive correlation between grandchild care and physical health, cognitive funct... View more