BASIS Assets and Market Access (AMA)

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BASIS Breif 2012-01: Asset Accumulation in Bangladesh: Trapped by Poverty and Gender

Highlights the methodology and impact of BASIS CRSP research.

  • Date of Publication: January 2012
  • Author(s): Agnes R. Quisumbing
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Insurance Against Correlated Agricultural Shocks: A Numerical Solution to the Farmer’s Problem

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  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): Anita Mukherjee
  • Type of Document: Research Report

Cropland Allocation Effects of Agricultural Input Subsidies in Malawi

Abstract: We measure the impacts of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program on the cropland allocation decisions of farmers in Kasungu and Machinga districts in central and […]

  • Date of Publication: 2012
  • Author(s): Christopher Chibwana; Monica Fisher; Gerald Shively
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Do Short-Term Observed Income Changes Overstate Structural Economic Mobility?

Abstract: The recent empirical literature on household income dynamics in developing countries has tended to conclude that a large proportion of poverty is transitory. This paper […]

  • Date of Publication: 12/13/2011
  • Author(s): Felix Naschold; Christopher B. Barrett
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

BASIS Brief 2011-03: Insuring Health: Adverse Selection and Micro-health Insurance in Cambodia

Highlights the methodology and impact of BASIS CRSP research.

  • Date of Publication: December 2011
  • Author(s): David I. Levine; Rachel Polimeni
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

BASIS Brief 2011-02: Small Farmers and Big Retail: Supplying Supermarkets in Nicaragua

Highlights the methodology and impact of BASIS CRSP research.

  • Date of Publication: November 2011
  • Author(s): Hope Michelson; Thomas Reardon; Francisco Perez
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

BASIS Brief 2011-01: Can Cash Transfers Bring About Behavioral Change?

Highlights the methodology and impact of BASIS CRSP research.

  • Date of Publication: November 2011
  • Author(s): Karen Macours; Norbert Schady; Renos Vakis
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Weather Insured Savings Accounts

Abstract: This paper uses a laboratory experiment in Gujarat, India to assess consumers’ relative valuations of savings versus insurance when planning for risky rainfall in an […]

  • Date of Publication: 9/21/2011
  • Author(s): Daniel Stein; Jeremy Tobacman
  • Type of Document: Research Report

What Is Rainfall Index Insurance Worth? A Comparison of Valuation Techniques

Abstract: Rainfall index insurance is a theoretically attractive nancial product that has achieved only limited adoption. This paper seeks to understand the structure of demand for […]

  • Date of Publication: 9/7/2011
  • Author(s): Shawn Cole; Daniel Stein; Jeremy Tobacman
  • Type of Document: Research Report

Buchanan, Joy

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