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Jose-Luis Fernandez:

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Adelina Comas-Herrera:

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Relevant research

Wittenberg R, Pickard L, Comas-Herrera A, Davies B, Darton R (2001) Demand for long-term care for elderly people in England to 2031. Health Statistics Quarterly, 12, 5-16. LSE Research Online ID: 18394

Pickard L, Wittenberg R, Comas-Herrera A, King D, Malley J (2007) Care by spouses, care by children: Projections of informal care for older people in England to 2031. Social Policy and Society,6, 3, 353-366.

Comas-Herrera A, Wittenberg R, Costa-Font J. Gori C, Di Maio C, Patxot C, Pickard L, Pozzi A, Rothgang A (2006) Future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom. Ageing and Society, 6, 2, 285-302.

Pickard, L. Comas-Herrera, A, Costa-Font, J, Gori, C, di Maio, A, Rothgang, H and Wittenberg, R (2007). Modelling an entitlement to long-term care in Europe: Projections for long-term care expenditure to 2050. Journal of European Social Policy, 17, 1, 33-48.

Snell, T and Wittenberg, R and Fernandez, J-L and Malley, J and Comas-Herrera, A and King, D (2011) Projections of demand for social care and disability benefits for younger adults in England: report of research conducted for the Commission on Funding of Care and Support. PSSRU Discussion Paper, 2800/3. PSSRU, London, UK. LSE Research Online ID: 39361

Wanless D, Forder J, Fernandez J-L, Poole T, Beesley L, Henwood M, Moscone F (2006) Securing Good Care for Older People: Taking a Long Term View, Kings Fund, London. LSE Research Online ID: 12182 

Fernandez, J-L, & Forder, J (2010). Equity, efficiency, and financial risk of alternative arrangements for funding long-term care systems in an ageing society. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 26,4, 713-733.

Forder J, Fernandez J-L (2009) Analysing the costs and benefits of social care funding arrangements in England: technical report. PSSRU Discussion Paper 2644, London School of Economics and Political Science, London. LSE Research Online ID: 24977

Malley J, Hancock R, Murphy M, Adams J, Wittenberg R, Comas-Herrera A, Curry C, King D, James S, Morciano M and Pickard L (2011) The Effect of Lengthening Life Expectancy on Future Pension and Long-Term Care Expenditure in England, 2007 to 2032, Health Statistics Quarterly, 52, 33-61.

Hancock R, Wittenberg R, Hu B, Morciano M and Comas-Herrera A (2013) Long-term care funding in England: an analysis of the costs and distributional effects of potential reforms, PSSRU Discussion Paper No 2857. LSE Research Online ID: 51670

Evidence of impact

Department of Health (2009) Shaping the Future of Care Together, Cm 7673, The Stationery Office, London.

Department of Health (2010). Building the National Care Service, Cm 7854, The Stationery Office, London. Available from LSE on request.

House of Commons Health Committee (2010) Social Care, Third Report of Session 2009–10, Volume I, The Stationery Office, London.

Dilnot Commission (2011) Fairer Care Funding: The Report of the Commission on Funding of Care and Support, Commission on Funding of Care and Support, London.

Dilnot Commission (2011) Fairer Care Funding: Analysis and Evidence supporting the Recommendations of the Commission on Funding of Care and Support, Commission on Funding of Care and Support, London.

Department of Health (2012). Caring for our Future: Progress Report on Funding Reform, Cm 8381, The Stationery Office, London.

Department of Health (2013). Policy Statement on Care and Support Funding Reform, Department of Health, London.

Fernandez J-L, Forder J, Trukeschitz B, Rokosova M, McDaid D (2009) How can European states design efficient, equitable and sustainable funding systems for long-term care projects for older people? Available at: In: Ministerial Conference on the Financial Sustainability of Health Systems, 10-12 May 2009, Prague, Czech Republic.

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