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Japan's Long-term Care Insurance Program: An Overview


  • Satoshi Shimizutani


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  • Satoshi Shimizutani, 2006. "Japan's Long-term Care Insurance Program: An Overview," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 142(V), pages 23-28.
  • Handle: RePEc:ses:arsjes:2006-v-4

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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. Satoshi Shimizutani & Haruko Noguchi, 2005. "Nonprofit and for-profit providers in Japan's at-home care industry: evidence on quality of service and household choice," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 9(3), pages 1-13.
    3. Shimizutani, Satoshi & Suzuki, Wataru, 2007. "Quality and efficiency of home help elderly care in Japan: Evidence from micro-level data," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 287-301, June.
    4. 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.
    5. Satoshi Shimizutani & Haruko Noguchi, 2005. "What Accounts for the Onerous Care Burden at Home in Japan? Evidence from Household Data (in Japanese)," Economic Analysis, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), vol. 175, pages 3-28, March.
    6. 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).
    7. Haruko Noguchi & Satoshi Shimizutani, 2005. "The Determinants of Exit from Nursing Homes and the Price Elasticity of Nursing Home Care: Evidence from Japanese Micro-level Data," Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series d04-67, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
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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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