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Certification and business risk

From the book: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Risk SMEs Business
Working Paper
Risk and investment: Evidence from rural Vietnam

This paper explores the impact of exposure to uninsured risks on the investment decisions of farmers...

Risk Weather shock Rainfall
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
Working Paper
Certification and business risk

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the scope for international private standards to play a role in reducing business risk. Business risk is measured as variability in revenue, customer base, informal payments, and temporary firm closure...

Risk SMEs Business
Working Paper
Eliciting risk preferences: Firefighting in the field

Heterogeneity in subject populations often necessitates choosing an elicitation task that is intuitive, easy to explain, and simple to implement...

Experimental design Risk
Video
Food Production Systems

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.3

Agriculture Productivity Climate change
Blog
Imperfect Data Increases Uncertainty
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9 May 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén The world is a complex place where risk and uncertainty are an everyday challenge...

Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Information technology
Journal Article
Consumption risk, technology adoption and poverty traps: Evidence from Ethiopia

Much has been written on the determinants of technology adoption in agriculture, with issues such as input availability, knowledge and education, risk preferences, profitability, and credit constraints receiving much attention...

Agricultural innovations Poverty Risk
Journal Article
Remittances and Vulnerability to Poverty in Rural Mexico

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

Economic assistance and foreign aid Globalization Poverty
Blog
Density and Disasters: Economics of Urban Hazard Risk

Somik V...

Infrastructure (Economics) Natural disasters Population
Book Chapter
Globalization and Marginalization in Africa: Poverty, Risk, and Vulnerability in Rural Ethiopia

From the book: The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Globalization Households Infrastructure (Economics)
Journal Article
Measuring the Vulnerability of Subnational Regions in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Vulnerability in Development

Measurement (Poverty) Regional economics Risk
Journal Article
Measuring Health Inequality with Realization of Potential Life Year (RePLY)

Part of Journal Special Issue Health and Development

Equality and inequality Health Life expectancy
Book Chapter
Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty: Estimates for Rural India

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Government policy (Poor) Measurement (Poverty) Risk
Working Paper
Measuring the Vulnerability of Subnational Regions

A small but growing literature has been concerned about the economic (and environmental) vulnerability on the level of countries. Less attention is paid to the economic vulnerability of different regions within countries...

Measurement (Poverty) Regional economics Risk
Working Paper
Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty: Estimates for Rural India

This paper measures the vulnerability of households in rural India, based upon the ICRISAT panel survey. We employ both ex ante and ex post measures of vulnerability...

Government policy (Poor) Measurement (Poverty) Risk
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