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Process utility from providing informal care: the benefit of caring


  • Brouwer, Werner B.F.
  • Exel, N. Job A. van
  • Berg, Bernard van den
  • Bos, Geertruidis A.M. van den
  • Koopmanschap, Marc A.


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  • Brouwer, Werner B.F. & Exel, N. Job A. van & Berg, Bernard van den & Bos, Geertruidis A.M. van den & Koopmanschap, Marc A., 2005. "Process utility from providing informal care: the benefit of caring," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 74(1), pages 85-99, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:74:y:2005:i:1:p:85-99

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    1. Emmanouil Mentzakis & Mandy Ryan & Paul McNamee, 2014. "Modelling Heterogeneity and Uncertainty in Contingent Valuation: an Application to the Valuation of Informal Care," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 61(1), pages 1-25, February.
    2. Exel, Job van & Graaf, Gjalt de & Brouwer, Werner, 2007. "Care for a break? An investigation of informal caregivers' attitudes toward respite care using Q-methodology," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 83(2-3), pages 332-342, October.
    3. N. Exel & G. Graaf & P. Rietveld, 2011. "“I can do perfectly well without a car!”," Transportation, Springer, vol. 38(3), pages 383-407, May.
    4. Thomas Davidson & Barbro Krevers & Lars-Åke Levin, 2008. "In pursuit of QALY weights for relatives: empirical estimates in relatives caring for older people," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 9(3), pages 285-292, August.
    5. Al-Janabi, Hareth & Coast, Joanna & Flynn, Terry N., 2008. "What do people value when they provide unpaid care for an older person? A meta-ethnography with interview follow-up," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 111-121, July.
    6. Claudine de Meijer & Werner Brouwer & Marc Koopmanschap & Bernard van den Berg & Job van Exel, 2010. "The value of informal care–a further investigation of the feasibility of contingent valuation in informal caregivers," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(7), pages 755-771, July.
    7. Renske J. Hoefman & Job Exel & Werner B. F. Brouwer, 2017. "Measuring Care-Related Quality of Life of Caregivers for Use in Economic Evaluations: CarerQol Tariffs for Australia, Germany, Sweden, UK, and US," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 35(4), pages 469-478, April.
    8. van Exel, Job & de Graaf, Gjalt & Brouwer, Werner, 2008. "Give me a break!: Informal caregiver attitudes towards respite care," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 88(1), pages 73-87, October.
    9. Alexander Thompson & Bruce Guthrie & Katherine Payne, 2016. "Do Pills Have No Ills? Capturing the Impact of Direct Treatment Disutility," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 34(4), pages 333-336, April.
    10. Maria Gheorghe & Renske J. Hoefman & Matthijs M. Versteegh & Job Exel, 2019. "Estimating Informal Caregiving Time from Patient EQ-5D Data: The Informal CARE Effect (iCARE) Tool," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 37(1), pages 93-103, January.
    11. Tara A. Lavelle & Brittany N. D’Cruz & Babak Mohit & Wendy J. Ungar & Lisa A. Prosser & Kate Tsiplova & Montserrat Vera-Llonch & Pei-Jung Lin, 2019. "Family Spillover Effects in Pediatric Cost-Utility Analyses," Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 163-174, April.
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    13. Eve Wittenberg & Lyndon P. James & Lisa A. Prosser, 2019. "Spillover Effects on Caregivers’ and Family Members’ Utility: A Systematic Review of the Literature," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 37(4), pages 475-499, April.
    14. Emmanouil Mentzakis & Mandy Ryan & Paul McNamee, 2011. "Using discrete choice experiments to value informal care tasks: exploring preference heterogeneity," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(8), pages 930-944, August.
    15. Jane Hall & Patricia Kenny & Ishrat Hossain, 2007. "The provision of informal care in terminal illness: An analysis of carers? needs using a discrete choice experiment," Working Papers 2007/12, CHERE, University of Technology, Sydney.
    16. Bonny Parkinson & Stephen Goodall & Richard Norman, 2013. "Measuring the Loss of Consumer Choice in Mandatory Health Programmes Using Discrete Choice Experiments," Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Springer, vol. 11(2), pages 139-150, April.
    17. Emmanouil Mentzakis & Paul McNamee & Mandy Ryan & Matthew Sutton, 2012. "Valuing Informal Care Experience: Does Choice of Measure Matter?," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 108(1), pages 169-184, August.
    18. van Exel, Job & Moree, Marjolein & Koopmanschap, Marc & Goedheijt, Trudy Schreuder & Brouwer, Werner, 2006. "Respite care--An explorative study of demand and use in Dutch informal caregivers," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 78(2-3), pages 194-208, October.
    19. Vladimir Spokoiny & Mayya Zhilova, 2013. "Sharp deviation bounds for quadratic forms," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2013-035, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
    20. van den Berg, Bernard & Fiebig, Denzil G. & Hall, Jane, 2014. "Well-being losses due to care-giving," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 123-131.
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    24. Petra Baji & Dominik Golicki & Valentina Prevolnik-Rupel & Werner B. F. Brouwer & Zsombor Zrubka & László Gulácsi & Márta Péntek, 2019. "The burden of informal caregiving in Hungary, Poland and Slovenia: results from national representative surveys," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 20(1), pages 5-16, June.

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