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  • The Health Returns to Education - What can we learn from Twins? 

    Lundborg, Petter (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2008)
    This paper estimates the health returns to education, using data on identical twins. I adopt a twin-differences strategy in order to obtain estimates that are not biased by unobserved family background and genetic traits ...
  • Informal and Formal Care among Single-living Elderly in Europe 

    Bolin, K.; Lindgren, B.; Lundborg, P. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-03-22)
    The aims of this study were (1) to analyse whether informal care, provided by children or grandchildren to their elderly parents, and formal care are substitutes or complements, and (2) whether this relationship differs ...
  • Market Structure and Hospital-Insurer bargaining in the Netherlands 

    Mikkers, M.C.; Motchenkova, E.; Halbersma, R.S. (Amsterdam. Vrije Universiteit, 2007)
    In 2005, competition was introduced in part of the hospital market in the Netherlands. Using a unique dataset of transaction and list prices between hospitals and insurers in the years 2005 and 2006, we estimate the influence ...
  • Your Next of Kin or your Own Career? Caring and Working among the 50+ of Europe 

    Bolin, K.; Lindgren, B.; Lundborg, P. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-03-22)
    An increasing demand for both formal and informal care is likely to result from the ongoing demographic transition at the same time as there is a further move away from the traditional domestic division of labour. Public ...