Informal Care and the Great Recession

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Joan Costa Font ; Martin Karlsson ; Henning Oien (2015)
  • Publisher: Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Subject: informal care | downturn | RA Public aspects of medicine | Long-term care; informal care; great recession; downturn; old age dependency | long-term care | J10 | old age dependency | I18 | Long-term care, informal care, great recession, downturn, old age dependency | RZ Other systems of medicine | great recession | HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
    • jel: jel:J1 | jel:J10 | jel:I18
      ddc: ddc:330

Macroeconomic downturns can have both an important impact on the availability of informal care and the affordability of formal long-term care. This paper investigates how the demand for and provision of informal care changed during and after the Great Recession in Europ... View more
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