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Family transfers and long-term care: An analysis of the WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)

Adrianna Murphy, Paul Kowal, Marco Albertini, Bernd Rechel, Somnath Chatterji and Kara Hanson

The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 2018, vol. 12, issue C, 195-201

Abstract: Populations globally are ageing, resulting in increased need for long-term care. Where social welfare systems are insufficient, these costs may fall to other family members. We set out to estimate the association between long-term care needs and family transfers in selected low- and middle- income countries.

Date: 2018
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