GOLTC webinar recording: Economics of Long-Term Care 1st Webinar with Elizabeth Lemmon and David Bell, 7 March 2024

GOLTC webinar recording: Economics of Long-Term Care 1st Webinar with Elizabeth Lemmon and David Bell, 7 March 2024

07/03/2024

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22 Mar 2024

The GOLTC Economics of Long Term Care interest group  held its first webinar on the 7th March, with an overview of the literature on the economics of Long-Term Care by Dr Lemmon and Prof Bell, summarising their chapter, ‘The Economics of Long-Term Care’, in the recently published Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Ageing. This was followed by a discussion about the GOLTC Economics of Long-Term Care (ELTC) interest group, and the best ways to collectively address the research challenges in this emerging field.

The programme was:

  1. Welcome and introduction to the GOLTC (Adelina Comas-Herrera, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC), LSE, UK)
  2. Introduction to the ELTC Interest Group (Sedighe Hosseini Jebeli, Newcastle University, UK)
  3. Presentation: The Economics of Long-Term Care: Elizabeth Lemmon (University of Edinburgh, UK) and David Bell (University of Stirling, UK)
  4. Q&A chaired by Courtney Van Houtven (Duke University and US Veteran Affairs, US)
  5. Discussion on what the Economics of Long-Term Care interest group can do, reflecting on some of the research challenges in the field of Economics of Long-Term Care, led by Cassandra Simmons (European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Austria)

Read more about GOLTC and the Long-Term Care Policy Interest Group here.