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Financing for overcoming economic insecurity

Author: Nazrul Islam; Rob Vos
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. ©2015
Series: United Nations series on development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the rise in recent decades in the average income level, economic insecurity has also increased. Written by leading experts this state-of-the-art collection illuminates the causes of economic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nazrul Islam; Rob Vos
ISBN: 9781849665780 1849665788 9781336212152 1336212152
OCLC Number: 903014595
Notes: Published in association with the United Nations, New York, April 2015.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 248 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white).
Contents: List of Tables and Figures Preface About the Editors About the Contributors Chapter 1 Introduction Rob Vos and Nazrul Islam Chapter 2 Globalization, Offshoring and Economic Insecurity in Industrialized Countries William Milberg and Deborah Winkler Chapter 3 Managing Financial Instability in Developing Countries: Why Prudence is not Enough Yilmaz Akyuz Chapter 4 Insurance, Credit and Safety Nets for the Poor in a World of Risk Daniel Clarke and Stefan Dercon Chapter 5 Assessing the Success of Microinsurance Programmes in Meeting the Insurance Needs of the Poor Paul Mosley Chapter 6 Assessing the Insurance Role of Microsavings David Hulme, Karen Moore and Armando Barrientos Chapter 7 Can Microfinance Reduce Economic Insecurity and Poverty? By How Much and How? Nazrul Islam Chapter 8 Insurance against Losses from Natural Disasters in Developing Countries Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer and Reinhard Mechler Index
Series Title: United Nations series on development.
Responsibility: edited by Nazrul Islam and Rob Vos.
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