The impact of long-term care on caregivers' participation in the labour market

Paper that analyses the impact of long-term care on informal caregivers’ status in the labour market. It focuses on people’s perceptions that their labour activity is hindered partially or totally by their care-giving commitments.

It uses the Eurostat ECHP dataset 1994-2001, which includes some questions specifically aimed to investigate whether people suffer care-giving constraints; this information allows for overcoming the endogeneity problem due to the double relationship between
labour market participation and care-giving

Author: 
Stefania Gabrielle
Author: 
Paola Tanda
Author: 
Fabrizo Tediosi
Publisher: 
European Network of Economic Policy Research Institutes
Published: 
2011
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