AG – Healthy Ageing and Caregiving

Keywords: long-term care funding, gender and caregiving, cognitive biases in caregiving,  age effects on health behaviours, health inequalities at old age, health and social care coordination, long term care insurance.

Main Books

Long-Term Care Financing in Europe: Institutions, Markets and Models” (with Christophe Courbage). Palgrave , 2011.


Main articles

Medicaid Expansion and the Mental Health of Spousal Caregivers” (with Nilesh Raut and Courtney van Houtven). 2021, IZA Working Paper 14754

Long-Term Care Partnership Effects on Medicaid and Private Insurance” (with Nilesh Raut). 2021, IZA Working Paper 14753

“Biased Survival Expectations and Behaviours: Does Domain Specific Information Matter? (with Cristina Vilaplana). Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2021, in press

More than One Red Herring’? Heterogeneous Ageing Effects on Healthcare Utilisation” (with Cristina Vilaplana). Health Economics, 2020, in press.

Uninsured by Choice? Evidence from a Choice Experiment on Long Term Care Insurance” (with Richard Frank and Faical Akaichi). Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation, 2020, 173 : 422-434.

The ‘mighty girl’ effect: Does parenting daughters alter attitudes towards gender norms?” (Mireia Borrell-Porta and Julia Philipp) Oxford Economic Papers, 2019 71(1): 24-46

Does Long-Term Care Subsidisation Reduce Hospital Admissions? (with Sergi Jimenez-Martin, and Cristina Vilaplana). Journal of Health Economics, 2018, 58. 43-66.

Institutionalisation Aversion” and the Willingness to Pay for Home Health Care“. Journal of Housing Economics, 2017, 38: 62-69.

Does the Expansion of Public Long-Term Care Funding Affect Savings Behaviour?” (with Cristina Vilaplana). Fiscal Studies, 2017, 38 (3). 417-443

“Careful in the Crisis? Determinants of Older People’s Informal Care Receipt in CrisisStruck European Countries” (with Martin Karlsson, M and Henin Øien). Health Economics, 2016, 25 (S2) :25-42.

Financing Long-Term Care: Ex-Ante, Ex-Post or Both?” (with Kathy Swartz and Christophe Courbage) Health Economics, 2015, 24: S45–S57

Crowding Out of Long-Term Care Insurance: Evidence from European Expectations data” (with Christophe Courbage). Health Economics, 2015, 24: S74–S88.

Family Ties and the Crowding Out of Long-Term Care Insurance”. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2010, 26(4): 691-712.

Ageing, health, and healthcare” (with Friederich Breyer and Stephan Felder).Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2010, 26(4): 674-90