Measuring child work and residence adjustments to parents' long-term care needs

Stern, Steven (1996) Measuring child work and residence adjustments to parents' long-term care needs. Gerontologist, 36(1), pp. 76-87.

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This article estimates the effects of various parent and child characteristics on the choice of care arrangement of the parent, taking into account the potential endogeneity of some of the child characteristics. Three equations are estimated: a care choice equation, a child location equation, and a child work equation. Results suggest a hierarchy of family decision making; child locations affect the care decision, which affects child work decisions. The results also question previous research attempting to explain causes of secular trends in long-term care.

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ID Code: 73251
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Articles free to read on journal website after 12 months
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Keywords: Caregiving, Causality, Estimation methodology, Proximity, Siblings
DOI: 10.1093/geront/36.1.76
ISSN: 1758-5341
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 Oxford University Press
Deposited On: 02 Jul 2014 04:11
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2015 00:58

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