Self-insurance and inequality

Recent works have stressed that precautionary savings can provide a level of insurance against unemployment risks that is comparable to the current unemployment insurance ( UI) system in average. This paper reconsiders this result by laying stress on the implied insurance and wealth inequalities in...

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Volume: 85
Main Author: Algan, Yann
Chéron, Arnaud
Hairault, Jean-Olivier
Langot, François
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2004
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published in: Economics letters Vol. 85; no. 3; pp. 295 - 299
Data of publication: 2004
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Letters
Subjects:
J65
E24
D69
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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