Stefania Ilinca

Researcher

EDUCATION

PhD in Economics, University of Lugano (Switzerland)

LANGUAGES

Romanian (mother tongue), English, Italian, German

CONTACT

Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-76
E-mail: ilinca@euro.centre.org

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Understanding the challenges and opportunities posed by demographic ageing to health and social policy in Europe, with emphasis on patterns of care utilization, innovation in health and long-term care delivery, gender and socio-economic equity and access to long-term care, ageism and care integration

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Rodrigues, R. & Ilinca, S. (2021). How does she do it all? Effects of education on reconciliation of employment and informal caregiving among Austrian women. Social Policy & Administration (early view) https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12706 
[pre-print version of original submitted version available here]

Ilinca S, Di Giorgio L, Salari P & Chuma J (2019) Socio-economic inequality and inequity in use of health care services in Kenya: Evidence from the fourth Kenya Household Health Expenditure and Utilization Survey, International Journal for Equity in Health, 18: 196.

Ilinca, S., Rodrigues, R. & Schmidt, A. (2017). Fairness and eligibility to long-term care: An analysis of the factors driving inequality and inequity in the use of home care for older Europeans. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(10), 12-24.

Rodrigues, R., Ilinca, S. & Schmidt, A.E. (2017). Income-rich and wealth-poor? The impact of measures of socio-economic status in the analysis of the distribution of long-term care use among older people. Health Economics, first online: October.

Sao Jose, J., Amado, C., Buttigieg, S., Ilinca, S. & Taghizadeh Larsson, A. (2017). Ageism in healthcare: a systematic review of operational definitions and inductive conceptualizations. The Gerontologist, gnx020, https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnx020

Schulmann, S., Ilinca, S. & Leichsenring K. (2017). Community care for people with dementia: A handbook for policymakers, EURO.CENTRE.REPORT 10. Vienna: European Centre.

Ilinca, S. & Calciolari, S. (2014). The patterns of health care utilization of elderly Europeans: Frailty and increased care utilization. Health Services Research, 50(1), 305-320.