Cassandra Simmons

Researcher

EDUCATION

MA in Economics, University of Toronto, Toronto (Canada)

LANGUAGES

English (mother tongue), French, German

CONTACT

Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-17
E-mail: simmons@euro.centre.org

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Inequalities in health and long-term care, financing long-term care, long-term care workforce, informal care, quantitative methods

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Leichsenring, K., Selma K., & Simmons, C. (2022). Making the Invisible Visible: The Pandemic and Migrant Care Work in Long-Term CareSocial Sciences 11, no. 8: 326. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci11080326

Rodrigues, R., Simmons, C., Premrov, T., Böhler, C. & Leichsenring, K. (2022). From each according to means, to each according to needs? Distributional effects of abolishing asset-based payments for residential care in Austria. Int J Equity Health 21, 39. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-022-01639-y

Ilinca, S. and Simmons, C. (2022). InCARE Policy Brief No.2 – The time to care about care! InCARE Policy Brief No. 2.

Simmons, C., Rodrigues, R., & Szebehely, M. (2021). Working conditions in the long-term care sector: A comparative study of migrant and native workers in Austria and SwedenHealth & Social Care in the Community, 00, 1– 12. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13657

Rodrigues, R., Simmons, C., Schmidt, A.E.,  & Steiber, N. (2021). Care in times of COVID-19: The impact of the pandemic on informal caregiving in Austria. European Journal of Aging 18195–205, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-021-00611-z

Ilinca S., Simmons C., Zonneveld N., Benning K., ComasHerrera A., Champeix C., Nies H., Leichsenring K. (2021). Social Innovation in long-term care in Europe: Towards a common narrative for change. InCARE Policy Brief No. 1.

Zólyomi, E., Fuchs, M., Simmons, C., Geyer, L., Sandu, V., Rodrigues, R. & Birtha, M. (2021). Mapping trends and policies to tackle homelessness in EuropeEuropean Centre Report. Vienna: European Centre.

Geyer, L., Simmons, C., Zólyomi, E. (2021). Homelessness: Examining data and data collection methods, Policy Brief 2021/2. Vienna: European Centre.