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

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

22 Mar 2024

International



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.