Economic valuation and determinants of informal care to people with Alzheimer’s disease

@article{PeaLongobardo2014EconomicVA,
  title={Economic valuation and determinants of informal care to people with Alzheimer’s disease},
  author={L M Pe{\~n}a-Longobardo and Juan Oliva-Moreno},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={507-515}
}
To estimate the monetary value of informal care to people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in Spain and to identify the main determinants of the time of informal care. We used the Survey on Disabilities, Autonomy and Dependency carried out in Spain in 2008 to obtain information on disabled individuals with Alzheimer and their informal caregivers. Assessment of informal care time was performed using three different approaches: the proxy good method, the opportunity cost method and the contingent… CONTINUE READING