Should We Care that They Care? Grandchild Care and Its Impact on Grandparent Health

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Reinkowski, Janina;
  • 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
      ddc: ddc:330

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
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