TOPPING INFORMAL RISK POOLING WITH INDEXED INSURANCE: A VAR APPLICATION

Value at Risk (VaR) is applied to investigate the potential of incentives for member selection in an index insuring mutual group of farmers. Member selection could have far reaching impications of introducing indexed insurance in smallholder economies. Results indicate that there are no incentives for member selection.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20239
Total Pages:
10
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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