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Do the poor insure?

Harold Alderman

Do the poor insure?

a synthesis of the literature on risk and consumption in developing countries

by Harold Alderman

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Published by Agricultural and Rural Development, World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Developing countries.,
    • Insurance -- Developing countries.,
    • Risk (Insurance) -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarold Alderman and Christina H. Paxson.
      SeriesPolicy research working papers ;, WPS 1008
      ContributionsPaxson, Christina H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1008
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1503501M
      LC Control Number93182756


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