Lara Tavares publishes new research comparing inequalities is healthcare for older people in Portugal, Italy and Spain
Socioeconomic inequities in primary and secondary healthcare use among older age groups are the focus of a new article published in Health Policy by CAPP researcher Lara Tavares, who makes a comparison between southern european countries.
The research is based on a comparison of data from Portugal, Spain and Italy after the financial and economic crisis of 2008.
Co-authored with Francesca Zantomio (University of Venice and University of York), the article titled "Inequity in healthcare use among older people after 2008: The case of southern European countries" is now available on the publisher's website.
Lara Patrício Tavares is a researcher at the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies and an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon. She has a PhD in economy by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and is the author of several publications, including Who Delays Childbearing? The Associations Between Time to First Birth, Personality Traits and Education.