Does Microcredit Increase Household Welfare in the Absence of Microinsurance?

This study answers the question: Does a combination of microcredit and microinsurance improve the wellbeing of low-income households? We examine this challenge through Heckman sample selection, instrumental variable and treatment effect models. The findings indicate that households using microcredit...

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Volume: 77
Main Author: Akotey, Joseph Oscar
Adjasi, Charles K.D
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Elsevier Ltd 01.01.2016
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Elsevier Science Publishers
published in: World development Vol. 77; pp. 380 - 394
Data of publication: January 2016
ISSN: 0305-750X
1873-5991
EISSN: 1873-5991
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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