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Barriers to household risk management : evidence from India (English)

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Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? This paper uses a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and non-price factors in the adoption of an innovative...  See More +

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  • Cole, Shawn; Gine, Xavier; Tobacman, Jeremy; Topalova, Petia; Townsend, Robert; Vickery, James;
  • 2010/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS5504
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2010/12/01
  • Disclosed
  • Barriers to household risk management : evidence from India
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