Agnès Gramain

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This article is focused on children providing and financing long-term care for their elderly parent. The aim of this work is to highlight the interactions that may take place among siblings when deciding whether or not to become a caregiver. We look at families with two children using data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe; our(More)
BACKGROUND This study analyses the factors related to the institutionalization of dependent patients living in the community and receiving informal care from relatives. METHODS The study is based on a 3-year follow-up of a sample of 205 pairs (carereceiver-caregiver). Eligible care receivers were aged 65 years and over, living at home, and physically or(More)
This contribution provides an econometric evaluation of the impact of two innovative care programs for elderly persons with dementia (day-care centers and group-living) on the well-being of the primary caregiver of patients. For this evaluation we use data from a survey conducted in six European countries in 1998. The results show that after adjusting for(More)
The article displays the findings of a survey conducted among 34 husbands and 41 wives who are helping their disabled spouses. The questionnaire deals with the degree of dependency of the helped spouse, his/her health status, the health status of the helper, how the latter copes with the helping tasks, how these tasks are felt and carried out, how is the(More)
A community faces the obligation of providing an indivisible public good that each of its members is able to provide at a certain cost. The solution is to rely on the member who can provide the public good at the lowest cost, with a due compensation from the other members. This problem has been studied in a non-cooperative setting by Kleindorfer and Sertel(More)
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