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Les contributions privées au financement de la dépendance dans le cadre de l'obligation alimentaire : pratiques judiciaires et implications macroéconomiques


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  • Rebillard, Cyril
  • Duée, Michel
  • Wittwer, Jérôme
  • Gramain, Agnès


This paper seeks to analyze economic transfers relating to the financing of long-term care for the elderly, as they arise from court decisions on the legal duty to financially support ascendants. The first section reviews the computation of the support obligation based on a sample of courtdecisions between2000 and 2003. The financial contribution ruleestimated from the decisions is found to be anti-redistributive in interfamily distribution terms but redistributive in intrafamily distribution terms. The second section uses the DESTINIE model to simulate a representative sample of persons aged 75 or older and those legally responsible for their financial support, and uses the sample to examine the distributive effects of the financial contribution rule.

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Paper provided by Paris Dauphine University in its series Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine with number 123456789/1722.

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Date of creation: 2007
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Publication status: Published in Economie et Prévision, 2007, no. 177. pp. 35-54.Length: 19 pages
Handle: RePEc:dau:papers:123456789/1722

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Keywords: Long-term care; Obligation alimentaire; Microsimulation; Inégalités;

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  1. JOUSTEN, Alain & LIPSZYC, Barbara & MARCHAND, Maurice & PESTIEAU, Pierre, 2003. "Long-term care in insurance and optimal taxation for altruistic children," CORE Discussion Papers 2003063, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
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