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Gender priming in solidarity games: The Philippine context

What is the effect of gender priming on solidarity behavior? We explore a two-player solidarity game where players can insure each other against risk of losses. We test this experimentally in a developing country setting, the Philippines...

Gender priming Gender differences
Working Paper
Gender priming in solidarity games: The Philippine context

What is the effect of gender priming on solidarity behaviour? We explore a two-player solidarity game where players can insure each other against the risk of losses...

Gender priming Gender differences
Journal Article
Understanding farmers' valuation of agricultural insurance: Evidence from Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

Insurance Agriculture Risk
Presentation
Rama George-Alleyne / World Bank CANCELLED - Launch of World Bank white paper - Protecting All: Risk-Sharing in a Diverse and Diversifying World
4 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
Understanding farmers’ valuation of agricultural insurance: Evidence from Vietnam

We employ a novel approach to investigate the reasons for a low demand for agricultural insurance. We confirm that farmers systematically undervalue agricultural insurance...

Insurance Agriculture Risk
Book Chapter
Women’s Labour Supply and Household Insurance in Africa

This paper investigates whether cyclical variation in women’s labour supply in Africa contributes to smoothing household consumption. We find little support for this hypothesis...

Business cycles Insurance Labour supply
Working Paper
Women’s Labour Supply and Household Insurance in Africa

This paper investigates whether cyclical variation in women’s labour supply in Africa contributes to smoothing household consumption. We find little support for this hypothesis...

Business cycles Insurance Labour supply
Journal Article
Globalization and the Role of Public Transfers in Redistributing Income in Latin America and the Caribbean

Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America

Equality and inequality Income distribution Insurance
Working Paper
Globalization and the Role of Public Transfers in Redistributing Income in Latin America and the Caribbean

This paper focuses on measuring the extent to which publicly subsidized transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean redistribute income...

Equality and inequality Income distribution Insurance
Book Chapter
Microinsurance for the Informal Economy Workers in India

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Informal sector Insurance Nonprofit organizations
Book
Insurance Against Poverty

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...

Economic policy Financial institutions Insurance
Book Chapter
Consumption Smoothing Across Space: Testing Theories of Risk-Sharing in the ICRISAT Study Region of South India

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Informal sector Insurance Risk management
Book Chapter
Inequality and Risk

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Equality and inequality Insurance Poverty
Book Chapter
The Macroeconomic Repercussions of Agricultural Shocks and their Implications for Insurance

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Agriculture Insurance Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Targeting and Informal Insurance

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Informal sector Insurance Risk
Book Chapter
Risk-Sharing and Endogenous Network Formation

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Informal sector Insurance Risk
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