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Revealed preferences and self-insurance: Can we learn from the self-employed in Chile?

Abstract:

Financial sector development is a critical area of effective social protection policy. A well-regulated financial sector can complement government efforts to keep households from falling into poverty - by supplying the instruments needed to pool risks, or to self-insure against losses because of the death, or disability of a household member, unexpected loss of employment, or inability to work in old age. But many of the policy recommendations that can be drawn from the social risk management...

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Volume:
2754
Series:
Policy Research Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2002-01-01
URN:
uuid:cdb248d4-63c3-402a-8401-28100f2e4069
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14528
Language:
English

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