Description

Abstract:

This study provides an in-depth review of micro-insurance by analyzing a range of case studies and examining the benefits and limitations of micro-insurance. The results of the study show clear evidence of the value and potential of micro-insurance in transferring risk and protecting low-income households and businesses against disaster losses.

Publication Year
2 006
Author(s)
IIASA - Reinhard Mechler and Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer with David Peppiatt; IIASA/ProVention Consortium
Language
English
Resource Type
ISBN
-
Physical Description
31
Publisher
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) & ProVention Consortium