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Long-term care social insurance: How to avoid big losses?

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  • Justina Klimaviciute

    () (Université de Liège)

  • Pierre Pestieau

    () (Université de Liège
    Université catholique de Louvain
    TSE)

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Abstract Long-term care (LTC) needs are expected to rapidly increase in the next decades, and at the same time, the main provider of LTC, namely the family, is stalling. This calls for more involvement of the state that today covers

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  • Justina Klimaviciute & Pierre Pestieau, 2018. "Long-term care social insurance: How to avoid big losses?," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 25(1), pages 99-139, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:25:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s10797-017-9445-4
    DOI: 10.1007/s10797-017-9445-4
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    Keywords

    Capped spending; Arrow’s theorem; Long-term care insurance; Optimal taxation;

    JEL classification:

    • H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
    • I13 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Insurance, Public and Private
    • J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination

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