Estimating the Economic Cost of Disability in Ireland

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John Cullinan; Gannon, Brenda; Seán Lyons;
  • Publisher: Dublin: The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)
  • Subject: Irland | Behinderte | Kosten | Lebensstandard | Privater Haushalt | Schätzung
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Addressing the extra economic costs of disability seems a logical step towards alleviating elements of social exclusion for people with disabilities. This paper estimates the economic cost of disability in Ireland in terms of the additional spending needs that arise due... View more
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