Is the Compression of Morbidity a Universal Phenomenon?may lead to a significant decrease in long-term care (LTC) cost in the future (Manton, et al., 2007) ... “good custom” or a “natural duty as children” to care for the old parents significantly declined, from ...
Description: A recent study sheds light on the measurement and implications of the relationship between increased morbidity and declining disability. The results were not consistent across all populations. This study of the compression of morbidity is part of a wider project called the M-project, led by the four authors, which aims to explore the demographic factors leading to an increase in the adult longevity, investigate the phenomenon called the compression of mortality and develop a new methodological approach to longevity analysis with focus on the modal age at death M.Hide
- Authors: Jean Marie Robine, Siu Lan Cheung, Shiro Horiuchi, A Roger Thatcher
- Date: Sep 2008
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Leadership>Thought leadership; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
- Topics: Actuarial Profession>Academic partnerships; Experience Studies & Data>Morbidity; Global Perspectives; Health & Disability>Disability insurance; Modeling & Statistical Methods