In this paper, we lay out the logic and impact evaluation methodology of this multi-dimensional pilot intervention in Mozambique designed to evaluate the impact of voucher coupons in both in the short and medium terms.
This paper measures the impacts of perceived risk reduction and objective risk reduction at the individual level using two instrumental variable strategies. The results show that households who felt insured increased their area in cotton by more than 60%.
This paper steps back and considers theoretically where index insurance might be most effective, and whether it should be offered as a stand alone contract, or explicitly interlinked with credit contracts.
This presentation took place in Paris, France on June 25, 2014 and was presented by Saurav Dev Bhatta and Suman Sharma from University of Illinois and Tribhuwan University describing poverty dynamics in Nepal.
This presentation took place in Paris, France on June 25, 2014 and was presented by Kate Bird, Kate Higgins, and Andy McKay from the Chronic Poverty Center describing educational policies in Northern Uganda.