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The Expansion in Long-term Care Use in Japan: A Case of Supplier-Induced Demand?


  • Satoshi Shimizutani


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  • Satoshi Shimizutani, 2006. "The Expansion in Long-term Care Use in Japan: A Case of Supplier-Induced Demand?," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 142(V), pages 91-95.
  • Handle: RePEc:ses:arsjes:2006-v-14

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    1. Noguchi, Haruko & Shimizutani, Satoshi, 2007. "Nonprofit/for-profit status and earning differentials in the Japanese at-home elderly care industry: Evidence from micro-level data on home helpers and staff nurses," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 106-120, March.
    2. Olivia S. Mitchell & John Piggott & Satoshi Shimizutani, 2004. "Aged-Care Support in Japan: Perspectives and Challenges," NBER Working Papers 10882, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. NOGUCHI Haruko & SATOSHI Shimizutani, 2005. "Supplier-Induced Demand in Japan's At-home Care Industry: Evidence from Micro-level Survey on Care Receivers," ESRI Discussion paper series 148, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
    4. NOGUCHI Haruko & SHIMIZUTANI Satoshi & MASUDA Yuichiro, 2005. "Physician-Induced Demand for Treatments for Heart Attack Patients in Japan: Evidence from the Tokai Acute Myocardial Study (TAMIS)," ESRI Discussion paper series 147, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
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    1. Noguchi, Haruko & Shimizutani, Satoshi, 2009. "Supplier density and at-home care use in Japan: Evidence from a micro-level survey on long-term care receivers," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 365-372, December.
    2. Matthew A. COLE & Robert J R ELLIOTT & OKUBO Toshihiro & Eric STROBL, 2013. "The Future of Long-term Care in Japan," Discussion papers 13064, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).

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    Long-term care;

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    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General


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