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Insurance design for developing countries

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Over the last ten years there has been a renewed interest in providing agricultural insurance in developing countries. However, voluntary demand for unsubsidised insurance products has been low, particularly from the poorest farmers.

Chapter One presents a model of rational demand for hedging products, where there is a risk of contractual nonperformance. Demand is characterised and bounded for risk averse and decreasing absolute risk averse decision makers. For constant absolute a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:4a1f1a29-e86f-4686-b0a7-e2abec621830
Local pid:
ora:6607
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English
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