Presentation: Savings, Subsidies, and Sustainable Food Security

Do saving programs allow farmers to extend short-term gains from subsidies to the post-subsidy period? Studies show by matching subsidies along with basic savings prove to be negative complements due to behavioral poverty traps.

This presentation is based on AMA Innovation Lab projects for the 2013 BASIS/I4 Technical Committee Meeting. This meeting gathered researchers affiliated with the Index Insurance Innovation Initiative (I4).

This presentation took place in University of California Davis, United States.