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The economics of filial informal care: Future trends and directions for policy supports

Funding: 2011: $50,130
2012: $56,186
2013: $51,409

Project Member(s): Maruyama, S.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Discovery Projects)

Start year: 2011

Summary: This project examines the family decision on informal care and living arrangements. We aim to make constructive policy suggestions in order to promote the healthy life of elderly people, support more productive fulfilling lives and adult children with elderly parents and fortify supportive family structures.

Keywords: Family bargaining, integrational transfer, empirical game, contract theory, structural estimation, discrete dependent variable econometric models, aged care policy, informal care.

FOR Codes: Applied Economics not elsewhere classified, Health Economics, Panel Data Analysis, Microeconomics not elsewhere classified, Preference, Behaviour and Welfare, Health economics , Applied economics not elsewhere classified , Preference, behaviour and welfare