Financing Long-Term Care in Europe

Institutions, Markets and Models

  • Joan Costa-Font
  • Christophe Courbage

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Joan Costa-Font, Christophe Courbage
      Pages 3-14
  3. Institutions and Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Pierre Pestieau, Gregory Ponthière
      Pages 41-52
    3. Joan Costa-Font, Christophe Courbage
      Pages 91-100
  4. Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Frederik T. Schut, Bernard van den Berg
      Pages 103-124
    3. Christophe Courbage, Manuel Plisson
      Pages 125-150
    4. Adelina Comas-Herrera, Raphael Wittenberg, Linda Pickard
      Pages 151-169
    5. Joan Costa-Font, Cristiano Gori, Silvina Santana
      Pages 170-186
    6. Birgit Trukeschitz, Ulrike Schneider
      Pages 187-213
    7. Andy Zuchandke, Sebastian Reddemann, Simone Krummaker
      Pages 214-235
    8. Martin Karlsson, Tor Iversen, Henning Øien
      Pages 254-278
    9. France Weaver
      Pages 279-299
    10. Peter Willemé, Joanna Geerts, Bea Cantillon, Ninke Mussche
      Pages 300-321
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 322-341

About this book


Forecasts predict that those in need of long-term care in Europe will double in the next 50 years. This book offers a full understanding of the institutional responses and mechanisms in place to finance old age and provides analysis of demand and supply factors underpinning the development of financial instruments to cover long-term care in Europe.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Joan Costa-Font
    • 1
  • Christophe Courbage
    • 2
  1. 1.London School of Economics and Political ScienceUK
  2. 2.The Geneva AssociationSwitzerland

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