Microinsurance

This paper explores the role of microcredit and microinsurance in poverty reduction in a framework where capital…
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Since 2012, there has been a rapid increase in the number of mobile microinsurance (MMI) products. The…
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The preference of microfinance institutions for women borrowers is generally attributed to two reasons: women borrowers are…
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Health shocks are among the most important unprotected risks for microfinance clients, but the take-up of micro…
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The purpose of this article is to structure the extant knowledge on the determinants of microinsurance demand…
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The Philippines' microinsurance industry has made significant progress during the last 5 years, thanks to the establishment…
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Regulation of any market can either promote or impede its development, thus affecting social welfare. In this…
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Drawing a framework from the financial economics literature and utilising a dynamic panel data design covering 2004–2009,…
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The focus of this review is on low-income countries, where adverse shocks are frequent, and risk-pooling mechanisms…
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The mobile platform, including mobile money, can be used as a tool to reduce the costs of…
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Micro-insurance (insurance for low income people) with its scarcity of reliable data and feeble risk carriers requires…
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We examine how participation in a micro nance program diffuses through social networks, using detailed demographic, social…
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Unpredictable rainfall is an important risk for agricultural activity, and farmers in developing countries often receive incomplete…
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This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the insurability of risks in microinsurance markets. The aim of…
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Microinsurance markets have exhibited strong growth rates in recent years. Great parts of the industry are, however,…
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We report results from a large randomized natural field experiment conducted in southwestern China in the context…
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A Handbook for Microinsurance Practitioners 
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This article first investigates the microfinance—principally microinsurance—market at the global level and the business structure of over…
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