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After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection

Sarah A. Janzen, Michael R. Carter

NBER Working Paper No. 19702
Issued in December 2013, Revised in February 2018

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This publication uses data collected through a collaborative project of the International Livestock Research Institute, Cornell University, Syracuse University and the BASIS Research Program at the University of California at Davis. This project was made possible by the generous funding of the UK Department for International Development through FSD Trust Grant SWD/Weather/43/2009, the United States Agency for International Development grants No: EDH-A-00-06-0003-00 and the World Bank’s Trust Fund for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Grant No: 7156906. The authors wish to thank the following individuals for the critical contributions they made to this research: Stephen Boucher, Sommarat Chantarat, Munenobu Ikegami, Travis Lybbert, Andrés Moya and Andrew Mude. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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