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The Resource Insurance against poverty, edited by Stefan Dercon, (electronic resource)

Insurance against poverty, edited by Stefan Dercon, (electronic resource)

Label
Insurance against poverty
Title
Insurance against poverty
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stefan Dercon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book evaluates alternatives in widening insurance and social protection provision - including sustainability and poverty effects, in thematic papers and case studies, development assessments, and policy analyses"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dercon, Stefan
  • World Institute for Development Economics Research
Series statement
UNU-WIDER studies in development economics
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  • Poverty
  • Risk
Label
Insurance against poverty, edited by Stefan Dercon, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series title from jacket
  • "A study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Risk, insurance, and poverty : a review / Stefan Dercon -- Consumption smoothing across space : testing theories of risk-sharing in the ICRISAT study region of South India / Jonathan Morduch -- The two poverties / Abhijit V. Banerjee -- Inequality and risk / Marcel Fafchamps -- Household income dynamics in rural China / Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion -- Health, shocks, and poverty persistence / Stefan Dercon and John Hoddinott -- The macroeconomic repercussions of agricultural shocks and their implications for insurance / Paul Collier -- Measuring vulnerability to poverty / Gisele Kamanou and Jonathan Morduch -- Targeting and informal insurance / Ethan Ligon -- Risk-sharing and endogenous network formation / Joachim De Weerdt -- Is a friend in need a friend indeed? Inclusion and exclusion in mutual insurance networks in Southern Ghana / Markus Goldstein, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet -- The gradual erosion of the social security function of customary land tenure arrangements in lineage-based societies / Jean-Philippe Platteau -- Do public transfers crowd out private transfers? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Mexico / Pedro Albarran and Orazio P. Attanasio -- Food aid and informal insurance / Stefan Dercon and Pramila Krishnan -- Why is there not more financial intermediation in developing countries? / Jonathan Conning and Michael Kevane -- Can food-for-work programmes reduce vulnerability? / Christopher B. Barrett, Stein Holden, and Daniel C. Clay -- Learning from Visa®? Incorporating insurance provisions in microfinance contracts / Loïc Sadoulet -- Can financial markets be tapped to help poor people cope with weather risks? / Jerry Skees ... [et al.] -- Risk, poverty, and public action / Stefan Dercon
Control code
ssj0000087642
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 465 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780199276837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004025234
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000087642
Label
Insurance against poverty, edited by Stefan Dercon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Series title from jacket
  • "A study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Risk, insurance, and poverty : a review / Stefan Dercon -- Consumption smoothing across space : testing theories of risk-sharing in the ICRISAT study region of South India / Jonathan Morduch -- The two poverties / Abhijit V. Banerjee -- Inequality and risk / Marcel Fafchamps -- Household income dynamics in rural China / Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion -- Health, shocks, and poverty persistence / Stefan Dercon and John Hoddinott -- The macroeconomic repercussions of agricultural shocks and their implications for insurance / Paul Collier -- Measuring vulnerability to poverty / Gisele Kamanou and Jonathan Morduch -- Targeting and informal insurance / Ethan Ligon -- Risk-sharing and endogenous network formation / Joachim De Weerdt -- Is a friend in need a friend indeed? Inclusion and exclusion in mutual insurance networks in Southern Ghana / Markus Goldstein, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet -- The gradual erosion of the social security function of customary land tenure arrangements in lineage-based societies / Jean-Philippe Platteau -- Do public transfers crowd out private transfers? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Mexico / Pedro Albarran and Orazio P. Attanasio -- Food aid and informal insurance / Stefan Dercon and Pramila Krishnan -- Why is there not more financial intermediation in developing countries? / Jonathan Conning and Michael Kevane -- Can food-for-work programmes reduce vulnerability? / Christopher B. Barrett, Stein Holden, and Daniel C. Clay -- Learning from Visa®? Incorporating insurance provisions in microfinance contracts / Loïc Sadoulet -- Can financial markets be tapped to help poor people cope with weather risks? / Jerry Skees ... [et al.] -- Risk, poverty, and public action / Stefan Dercon
Control code
ssj0000087642
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 465 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780199276837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004025234
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000087642

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