Inequality and Risk

Fafchamps, Marcel (2002). Inequality and Risk. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Fafchamps, Marcel
    Title Inequality and Risk
    Volume/Issue No. 7/1/2002
    Publication Date 2002
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 50
    Language eng
    Abstract

    In poor societies, asset accumulation serves as insurance. It also opens the door to wider inequality. Many societies prohibit certain types of accumulation, such as land sales or indenture contracts. This paper investigates the theoretical relationship b

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Insurance
    Poverty
    Risk management
    Saving and investment
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2002
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291901333
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