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Labor Market Outcomes of Informal Care Provision in Japan

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  • Hiroyuki Yamada

    (Associate Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP))

  • Satoshi Shimizutani

    (Research Fellow, Research Division, Gender Equality Bureau, Cabinet Office)

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This paper examines the labor supply outcomes of family care provision for Japanese households in 2010, ten years after the introduction of the public long-term care insurance (LTCI) program. We found that family care provision for parents adversely affected labor market outcomes of main caregivers at home in terms of probability of working, employment status and hours worked. The adverse effect was found to be more serious for female caregivers than for male caregivers. Moreover, our results suggest that the public LTCI program seems to only partially mitigate the disadvantages of the main caregivers for both males and females.

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Paper provided by Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University in its series OSIPP Discussion Paper with number 14E004.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2014
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Handle: RePEc:osp:wpaper:14e004

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Keywords: Informal care; Caregiver; Long-term care insurance; Labor supply; Japan;

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