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CATalytic insurance: the case of natural disasters

Tito Cordella and Eduardo Levy Yeyati.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; International Finance; Insurance. 9480 words.

Why should developing countries buy expensive catastrophe (CAT) insurance? Abstracting from risk aversion or hedging motives, we find that insurance may have a catalytic role on external...

Extreme weather and demand for index insurance in rural India

Benedikte Bjerge and Neda Trifkovic.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Design of Experiments; Insurance; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 12252 words.

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Index insurance appeared recently in developing countries with the expectation to improve agricultural output and living standards in general. We...

Managing Natural Catastrophe Risk: State Insurance Programs in the United States

Carolyn Kousky.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Public Economics; Insurance. 8209 words.

This article surveys state-mandated programs in the United States aimed at providing natural catastrophe insurance to property owners and businesses unable to find policies in the private...

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Statistical Analysis of Rainfall Insurance Payouts in Southern India

Xavier Giné, Robert Townsend and James Vickery.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Insurance. 4077 words.

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Using Index-Based Risk Transfer Products to Facilitate Micro Lending in Peru and Vietnam

Jerry R. Skees, Jason Hartell and Anne G. Murphy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Environmental Economics; Banking; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 4028 words.

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Using Weather Index Insurance to Improve Drought Response for Famine Prevention

Sommarat Chantarat, Christopher B. Barrett, Andrew G. Mude and Calum G. Turvey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics; Insurance; International Finance. 4157 words.

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Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural Areas in Lower-Income Countries

Barry J. Barnett and Olivier Mahul.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Environmental Economics; Law and Economics; Agricultural Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Insurance. 3795 words.

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