Targeting and Informal Insurance

Ligon, Ethan (2002). Targeting and Informal Insurance. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Ligon, Ethan
    Title Targeting and Informal Insurance
    Volume/Issue No. 8/1/2002
    Publication Date 2002
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 24
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The standard method of testing for efficient risk-sharing in village economies does not allow one to identify vulnerable households, only to make statements about the average risk in the village, or of sub-groups identifiable on the basis of observables.

    Keyword Informal sector (economics)
    Insurance
    Risk
    Risk management
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2002
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291901357
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