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2007, World Bank working paper, ISBN 0821370367, Volume no. 95, vii, 34
Uninsured risk had far-reaching consequences for rural growth as well as poverty reduction. A range of informal mechanisms to insure rural households against... 
Africa Economic conditions | Poverty | Insurance | Risk (Insurance) | Economic conditions | 1960 | Africa | ECONOMIC SHOCK | EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE | MARKET FAILURES | POOR | DEMAND FOR INSURANCE | POOR FARMERS | CREDIT INSURANCE | EMERGENCY RELIEF | BASIS RISK | POVERTY TRAPS | HUMAN DEVELOPMENT | RELIEF OPERATIONS | REINSURANCE COMPANIES | ECONOMIC GROWTH | DISASTER RELIEF | INFORMAL MECHANISMS | MARKET | SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENTS | MORAL HAZARDS | CHRONIC POVERTY | SHOCK | IMPACT OF SHOCKS | AGRICULTURAL INPUTS | WORK PROGRAMS | INSURANCE MARKETS | INSURANCES | MORTALITY | SUBSIDIARY | LENDING INSTITUTIONS | RURAL HOUSEHOLDS | COVERAGE | FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS | WEATHER SHOCKS | WEATHER INSURANCE | INCOME INEQUALITY | HUMANITARIAN AID | INCOME | FARM SIZE | PUBLIC WORKS | FOOD AID | ARID LANDS | BLOCK GRANT | FORMAL INSURANCE | INSURANCE FUNCTION | LOCAL GOVERNMENTS | CORRELATES OF POVERTY | RURAL | CHILD HEALTH | MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS | LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION | RISK MANAGEMENT | INSURANCE MECHANISMS | PRODUCTIVE ASSETS | TARGETED TRANSFER PROGRAMS | NATURAL DISASTERS | FINANCIAL SERVICES | PUBLIC INTERVENTION | INSURANCE CONTRACTS | FLOOD INSURANCE | SAFETY NETS | COMMERCIAL BANKS | SAVINGS ACCOUNTS | PUBLIC SECTOR | PRIVATE INSURANCE | DROUGHT | INFORMAL INSURANCE MECHANISMS | RISK POOLING | DEBT | MICRO-INSURANCE | NATURAL DISASTER | RAINFALL INSURANCE | AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION | INSURANCE COMPANIES | INVENTORY | MORAL HAZARD | RISK REDUCTION | TRANSFER PROGRAM | REINSURANCE | COVARIATE SHOCKS | MICRO FINANCE | RISK MITIGATION | MICROFINANCE | RURAL DEVELOPMENT | SELF-INSURANCE | FAMINE | INCOME SHOCKS | CONTINGENCY PLANNING | SUSTAINABILITY | INSURERS | CASH PAYMENTS | POVERTY REDUCTION | SOCIAL FUNDS | SOCIAL SAFETY NET | SOCIAL PROTECTION | PRODUCTION INCENTIVES | RESOURCE ALLOCATION | BENEFICIARIES | INDEMNITY | WAGES | CROP INSURANCE | POOR HOUSEHOLDS | INSURANCE | MARKET FAILURE | DEFAULT RISK | RURAL AREAS | SOCIAL INSURANCE | INSURANCE POLICY | MALNUTRITION | RATES | INSURANCE MARKET | LOCAL GOVERNMENT | FARMERS | APPLICATIONS | INCOME LOSS | PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMS | INSURANCE INDUSTRY | FOOD PROGRAM | LIVESTOCK SPECIES | INCOME TRANSFER | MUNICIPALITIES | RURAL GROWTH | INFORMAL INSURANCE | FINANCIAL RISK | PRIVATE INSURERS | TARGETING | PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANIES | PRODUCTIVITY | SAVINGS | ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS | AGENTS | ECONOMIC SHOCKS | POOR HOUSEHOLD | INSURANCE PREMIUMS | LOSS OF INCOME | INSURANCE PRODUCTS
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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, ISSN 1945-7782, 1/2013, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 104 - 135
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Journal of Development Economics, ISSN 0304-3878, 01/2014, Volume 106, pp. 132 - 143
We show theoretically that the presence of basis risk in index insurance makes it a complement to informal risk sharing, implying that index insurance... 
Risk-sharing | Insurance | Ethiopia | RISK | ECONOMICS | INDIA | Rain and rainfall
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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, ISSN 1945-7782, 4/2015, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp. 81 - 108
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Journal of Development Economics, ISSN 0304-3878, 2009, Volume 89, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 11
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Ecological Economics, ISSN 0921-8009, 2009, Volume 68, Issue 8, pp. 2265 - 2277
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The American Economic Review, ISSN 0002-8282, 5/2014, Volume 104, Issue 5, pp. 284 - 290
This paper estimates how experimentally-manipulated experiences with a novel financial product, rainfall index insurance, affect subsequent insurance demand.... 
Employee insurance | Rain | Insurance policies | Purchasing | Crop loss | Insurance payouts | Insurance | Earthquake insurance | THE DEMAND FOR INSURANCE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | Flood insurance | Marketing | ECONOMICS | Demand (Economics) | Risk management | Analysis | Studies | Demand | Crop insurance | Economic theory | Agricultural economics
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The World Bank Economic Review, ISSN 0258-6770, 1/2008, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp. 539 - 566
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Journal of Development Economics, ISSN 0304-3878, 2009, Volume 89, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 11
Does production risk suppress the demand for credit? We implemented a randomized field experiment to ask whether provision of insurance against a major source... 
Technology adoption | Credit | Risk-sharing | Microfinance | Insurance | Risk-sharing Insurance Credit Microfinance Technology adoption | Insurance policies | Farmers | Liability (Law) | Analysis | Medically uninsured persons | Rain and rainfall
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Annual Review of Economics, ISSN 1941-1383, 8/2017, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 235 - 262
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Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice, ISSN 1018-5895, 12/2016, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp. 677 - 700
Better insurance against rainfall risk could improve the security of hundreds of millions of agricultural households around the world. This paper theoretically... 
Prospect theory | Index insurance | Microsavings | Microinsurance | Rainfall | Wisa | Agricultural risk | index insurance | CREDIT | rainfall | microsavings | WISA | RURAL INDIA | RISK | MODEL | prospect theory | BUSINESS, FINANCE | DECISIONS | agricultural risk | CONSTRAINTS | AVERSION | microinsurance | Agricultural industry | Economic aspects | Analysis | Studies | Rain | Insurance coverage | Agriculture | Savings accounts
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American Journal of Agricultural Economics, ISSN 0002-9092, 04/2019, Volume 101, Issue 3, pp. 672 - 691
Abstract We study how the introduction of a formal index insurance product affects informal risk-sharing among pastoralists in southern Ethiopia. Using... 
MANAGEMENT | social networks | CLIMATE-CHANGE | IDENTIFICATION | pastoralism | RAINFALL INSURANCE | DEMAND | POVERTY | AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & POLICY | livestock | ECONOMICS | MOBILE MONEY | Drought | TRANSFERS
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American Economic Review, ISSN 0002-8282, 12/2018, Volume 108, Issue 12, pp. 3778 - 3813
The gains from insurance arise from the transfer of income across states. Yet, by requiring that the premium be paid up front, standard insurance products also... 
RISK-MANAGEMENT | HEALTH-INSURANCE | CREDIT | RAINFALL INSURANCE | DEMAND | FARMERS | MARKETS | LIQUIDITY CONSTRAINTS | ADOPTION | ECONOMICS | ADVERSE SELECTION | Crop insurance | Economic aspects | Supply and demand | Farmers | Insurance | Contracts | Demand | Insurance premiums
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American Journal of Agricultural Economics, ISSN 0002-9092, 10/2016, Volume 98, Issue 5, pp. 1450 - 1469
The number of index insurance pilots in developing countries has grown tremendously in recent years, but there has been little progress in our understanding of... 
index insurance | development economics | IBLI | basis risk | weather insurance | pastoralists | Risk management | WEALTH DYNAMICS | DESIGN | YIELD CROP INSURANCE | NDVI | RAINFALL INSURANCE | AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & POLICY | ECONOMICS | Product quality | Evaluation | Financial markets | Crop insurance | Forecasts and trends | Research
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