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Gregory Ponthiere

Researcher at Université catholique de Louvain

Publications -  140
Citations -  1579

Gregory Ponthiere is an academic researcher from Université catholique de Louvain. The author has contributed to research in topics: Overlapping generations model & Population. The author has an hindex of 20, co-authored 136 publications receiving 1434 citations. Previous affiliations of Gregory Ponthiere include Paris School of Economics & University of Cambridge.

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Longevity and environmental quality in an OLG model

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors studied the design of the optimal public policy in a two-period OLG model where longevity is influenced positively by health expenditures, but negatively by pollution due to production.
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Should we subsidize longevity

TL;DR: In this paper, the design of the optimal non-linear taxation in an economy where longevity varies across agents, and depends on three factors: longevity genes, health investment and farsightedness.
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The economics of long-term care: a survey

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors survey recent theoretical economic research on long-term care (LTC) and the extent to which they can expect them to fade away in the future, and the design of a sustainable public LTC scheme integrating both the market and the family.
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The Long Term Care Insurance Puzzle

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors examine the alternative explanatory factors of the so-called long-term care insurance puzzle, namely the fact that so few people purchase a long term care insurance whereas this would seem to be a rational conduct given the high probability of dependence and the high costs of longterm care, and also show that, whereas some explanations of the puzzle involve a perfect rationality of agents on the LTC insurance market, others rely, on the contrary, on various behavioral imperfections.
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On the Golden Rule of capital accumulation under endogenous longevity

TL;DR: The Golden Rule of capital accumulation in a Chakraborty-type economy, i.e. a two-period OLG economy where longevity is endogenous, is derived and it is shown that the capital per worker maximizing steady-state consumption per head is inferior to the Golden Rule capital level prevailing under exogenous longevity.