The trade-off between formal and informal care in Spain

  title={The trade-off between formal and informal care in Spain},
  author={Sergi Jim{\'e}nez-Mart{\'i}n and Cristina Vilaplana Prieto},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
Understanding the factors that determine the type and amount of formal care is important for predicting use in the future and developing long-term policy. In this context, we jointly analyze the provision of care at both the extensive (choice of care) and the intensive margin (number of hours of care received). In particular, we estimate and test, for the first time in this area of research, a sample selection model with the particularities that the first step is a multinomial logit model and… CONTINUE READING
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