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Essays in Pension and Long-Term Care Policy

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Björn Fischer

Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2022, 235 S.


This dissertation studies the relationship of informal elder care and the pension system. The thesis consists of four chapters that apply several micro-econometric methods to survey data sets. The first three chapters use quasi-experimental settings to access important margins in the relationship between informal care giving and retirement and labor market behavior. The fourth chapter builds and estimates a dynamic structural model to simulate effects of future reforms to pension and long-term care policy. [...]