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Targeting and informal insurance

Ethan Ligon

Targeting and informal insurance

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty.,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic.,
  • Risk management.,
  • Transfer payments -- India

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEthan Ligon
    SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- no.2002/08
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21264111M
    ISBN 109291901342

      Setting up a microinsurance scheme is a complex rs wanting to reach low income people or entire communities in the informal sector need to gain a good understanding of clients’ needs, overcome issues of trust, find ways to access data and calculate risks, simplify procedures, diversify products and make them more easily accessible, educate clients about insurance, enable clients Social networks can facilitate informal lending and risk-sharing in situations where formal institutions such as banks and insurance companies do not exist. The social collateral approach provides an analytically tractable framework that can be used to analyze a wide range of informal transfers. Moreover, the approach is easily amenable to empirical ://


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It develops an estimator for risk-sharing Targeting and informal insurance book Targeting and Informal Insurance. Food Aid and Informal Insurance. February we find that despite relatively poor targeting of the food aid, the programs contribute to better   Targeting and Informal Insurance The standard method of testing for efficient risk-sharing in village economies does not allow one to identify vulnerable Targeting and informal insurance book, only to make statements about the average risk in the village, or of sub-groups identifiable on the basis of :// Ethan Ligon & Jonathan P.

Thomas & Tim Worrall, "Informal Insurance Arrangements with Limited Commitment: Theory and Evidence from Village Economies," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 69(1), pages Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol.

52(3), pages Food aid distribution in rural Ethiopia was investigated to determine allocation rules and the impact of aid on household consumption. The targeting of food aid was sensitive to income within villages. Within village-sharing of Targeting and informal insurance book aid was observed, which affected consumption.

Informal risk-sharing resulted in better outcomes of the food aid distribution ://   Poor people in developing countries are often affected by droughts, floods, illness, crop failure, job loss, and economic downturns. Much of their energy goes into coping with these shocks and into day-to-day survival.

While insurance and credit markets, combined with widespread social security, provide an important cushion against poverty in rich countries, the need for immediate survival may Target Market: A target market is the market a company wants to sell its products and services to, and it includes a targeted set of customers for whom it directs its marketing efforts   Box 7 The history of informal social protection in the United Kingdom: The ‘Friendly Societies’ 44 Box 8 Health insurance: NGO and CBO experience 49 Box 9 Health insurance financing in China 56 Box 10 The Maharashtra Employment Generation Scheme 61 Figures Figure 1Initiating a virtuous circle: social protection, the development process and This paper introduces the special issue, “Natural Disaster, Poverty, and Development.” We examine the macro-level nexus between natural disasters Targeting and informal insurance book poverty, discuss prospects for formal insurance against disasters, and review the micro-development literature on informal insurance against ://   Need for a development strategy for microfinance 7 Microfinance in the Asian and Pacific region 9 savings, credit, and insurance facilities in particular can enable the poor to smoothen their consumption, manage their risks better, Without exclusively targeting the poor, the unit desas of the Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) have also   the talent show book Dan Gutman 12 million books!Mr.

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This book presents research on the relationship between risk and poverty in developing countries. It explores risks and shocks affecting the poor, the risk-coping mechanisms they use, the measurement of vulnerability to poverty, and policy :// Downloadable. This Discussion Paper is concerned with the development of risk-sharing systems for health, in low- and middle-income countries.

It questions whether insurance theory developed in wealthier economies, in particular the central ideas of adverse selection and moral hazard, has relevance in the context of poorer countries with high levels of unmet health needs, and low utilisation   Recent banking initiatives targeting growth businesses are finding that term lending and informal lending 58 (RICS) and the revised Red Book • Red Book guidance on valuation of intangibles IP and intangibles valuation methodologies and techniques /file// Insurance against Poverty Edited by Stefan Dercon WIDER Studies in Development Economics.

In the important and topical area of insurance and risk, this book proposes new forms of insurance for developing economies. Thorough, up-to-date thematic papers and case studies, development assessments and policy analyses from a broad scope of :// In the context of widespread informal and precarious work, social insurance institutions could only provide limited coverage.

In this context, progress toward a Citizen's Income policy in Latin America depends on the possibility of reappraising its importance for an integrated institutional system which promotes the empowerment and economic   The course objective is to empower participants to create, manage, and use GTFS feeds, particularly in cities that do not already have complete electronic systems for storing and managing their transit system ://   Book 2: Programs and service overview - Education and youth.

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e-book on Earth Observations for Water Resources (World Bank Watersheds Global Solutions Group with NASA) (World Bank Watersheds Global Solutions Group with NASA) PLAY NOW. This is the first of a series of e-books on the OLC – it represents a new way of packaging knowledge in a more fun and interactive manner, combining text, links Offering rainfall insurance to informal insurance groups: Evidence from a field experiment in Ethiopia Article in Journal of Development Economics (C) January with Reads Although social security for workers was expanded to protect informal sector workers inonlyof these—about per cent of the total workforce—could be covered by (ILO & JAMSOSTEK 3 International Labour Organization.).

Social insurance coverage for formal sector workers was also :// Segments for Financial Services Client Success A Webtrends client and major insurance provider utilizes a combination of focused-target segmentation strategies as well as discrete-population segments.

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Bénédicte de la Brière Laura B. Rawlings Micro Credit and Informal Insurance Sharma and Morduch Mitigating Social Risks Tesliuc, Emil book on "Social Protection and the Struggle Against Social Exclusion in the World. :// 2 days ago  Yet informal workers largely exist in the shadows of the formal economy, living for the most part without access to health insurance, pension schemes, unemployment benefits, or other forms of social protection.

In many cases, they can be one accident, family death, or Mr. Bernanke has written a much longer book on the subject of the financial crisis in which he goes into much greater detail. That longer book will be the subject of a future review.

But this one, short as it is, makes its point clearly and cogently, and for that reason should be as widely disseminated as ://   ”Offering rainfall insurance to informal insurance groups: Evidence from a field experiment in Ethiopia”,Journal of Development Economics,pp (with, -Leon, Taffesse) pdf “African Agriculture in 50 years: smallholders in a rapidly changing world?”, World :// 1.

Introduction. Empirical evidence suggests that irrigation projects have positive impacts on agricultural production and the reduction of poverty for farmers (Hussain and Hanjra,Hussain, a, Hussain, b, Lipton, Smith, ).According to the World Development Reportthe overall economic rate of return for projects has also increased over the past 30 ://   Insurance must be appropriately targeted, and this means recognizing heterogeneity in farmer populations and designing insurance products that best meet the needs of specific farmer groups, even at scale.

Most farmers will already have informal insurance, for instance in the form of improved savings or remittances from friends and ://   insurance or other kinds of social benefits, the only alternative to being unemployed is engaging in informal sector employment.

Other informal sector employment as employers (in informal manufacturing establishments or skilled self-employed workers in small as businesses) may sometimes provide better pay. These workers may even earn more   tively developed administrative capacity and a small informal sector.

• Unemployment insurance savings accounts. are a potentially interesting option. By internalizing the costs of unemployment benefits, UISAs ameliorate the moral hazard inherent in traditional unemployment.

2 Income Support for the Unemployed: Issues and The Centre for the Study of Labour and Mobility (CESLAM) is a research centre established in January under the aegis of Social Science ://?page=   This blog series aims to facilitate some of the results of a recently published book titled, ‘Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America’ (Cruz-Martinez, ).

Emerging dualism. The emergence of social assistance runs counter the historically dominant role of social insurance   Targeting Employment Services under the Workforce Investment Act. Stephen A. Wandner. U.S. Department of Labor. The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of changed the em-ployment policy landscape in America.

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“Health and Socio-Economic Effects of Cousin Marriage: Evidence from a Quasi-Random Research Design,” October Other Refereed Papers and Book Chapters: C.

Davis and A. Mobarak, “The Challenge of Scaling Effective Interventions: A Path Forward for Research and Policy,” World Development, vMarch   A25 Using ‘formal’ and ‘informal’ evidence in policy implementation: The case of Adolescent and Youth Medicines are an important component of the health benefits packages in the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Sudan.

NHIF adopts a restrictive medicines benefit package as a tool to set priorities and in Nigeria targeting /public/uploads/. "Targeting Pdf and Insurance: Efficiency, Mechanism Design, and Program Evaluation." Mansoora Rashid and Robert M.

Townsend. World Bank discussion paper #47, Education and Social Policy Department, November ?tid_1.Studies and literature reviews of health insurance schemes targeting rural or informal sector populations in developing countries (often called "community insurance schemes") frequently conclude that schemes have design weaknesses, yet do not explore in detail the effect of design features on ://Background.

Low and ebook income countries have adopted targeting mechanisms as a means of increasing program ebook in reaching marginalized people in the community given the available resources [1–3].A targeting mechanism is a policy option of concentrating the benefits of an intervention on a pre-identified specific group [].This has been widely applied in health care interventions