Food Aid and Informal Insurance

Dercon, Stefan and Krishnan, Pramila (2003). Food Aid and Informal Insurance. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Dercon, Stefan
    Krishnan, Pramila
    Title Food Aid and Informal Insurance
    Volume/Issue No. 9/1/2003
    Publication Date 2003
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 30
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Households in developing countries use a variety of informal mechanisms to cope with risk, including mutual support and risk-sharing. These mechanisms cannot avoid that they remain vulnerable to shocks. Public programs in the form of food aid distribution

    Keyword Food security
    Households
    Insurance
    Panel analysis
    Risk management
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2003
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291904013
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