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Income risk, coping strategies and safety nets

Stefan Dercon

Income risk, coping strategies and safety nets

by Stefan Dercon

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Financial security -- Developing countries,
  • Saving and investment -- Developing countries,
  • Risk management -- Developing countries.,
  • Social security -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStefan Dercon.
    SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- no.2002/22
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19852100M
    ISBN 109291901628, 9291901636

    Dercon, S () Income risk, coping strategies, and safety nets. World Bank Research Observer 17 (2), – Dercon, S () Insurance against by: 8. Stefan Dercon is Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, and a Professorial Fellow of Jesus College. “Income Risk, Coping Strategies and Safety Nets”, , World Bank Research Observer, December. Vol. 17 (2), pp. Income risk, coping strategies and safety nets WPS/ Demobilisation, land and.

    The Board of Directors delegates authority to the executives running Nets’ Risk Management group to take responsibility for the overall governance of Nets and our risk landscape, setting the company’s risk appetite, tolerances and limits and approves strategies and policies within the area of risk, security and business continuity. Consumption and income coping strategies Literature distinguishes between the risk management (income soothing) and risk coping strategies (consumption soothing). The former attempts to reduce the ex-ante risk impact e.g. through income diversification. Faced with an income .

    Dercon S. Income risk, coping strategies, and safety nets. World Bank Res Obs ; doi: /wbro/ Chetty R, Looney A. Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies. “Income Risk, Coping Strategies and Safety Nets”, , World Bank Research Observer, December. Vol. 17 (2), pp. “In Sickness and in Health: Risk-sharing within households in rural.


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Income risk, coping strategies and safety nets by Stefan Dercon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets. Abstract: Poor rural and urban households in developing countries face substantial risks, which they handle with risk-management and risk-coping strategies, including self-insurance through savings and informal insurance by: Despite these mechanisms, however, vulnerability to poverty linked to risk remains high.

This article reviews coping strategies and safety nets book literature on poor households use of risk-management and risk-coping strategies. It identifies the constraints on their effectiveness and discusses policy options. Stefan Dercon, Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets, The World Bank Research Observer, Vol Issue 2, SeptemberPages –, that entry constraints limit the usefulness of income diversification, and that informal risk‐sharing provides only limited protection, leaving some of the poor exposed to very severe Cited by: Income risk, coping strategies and safety nets1 1.

Introduction • Rural and urban households in developing countries face substantial idiosyncratic and common risk, resulting in high income variability. High income risk is a part of life in developing countries.

Climatic risks, economic. Income risk, coping strategies, and safety nets (English) Abstract. Poor rural and urban households in developing countries face substantial risks, which they handle with risk-management and risk-coping strategies, including self-insurance Income risk savings and informal insurance mechanisms.

Despite these mechanisms, however Cited by: Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets. Poor rural and urban households in developing countries face substantial risks, which they handle with risk-management and risk-coping strategies.

Income Risk, Coping Strategies and Safety Nets. High income risk is part of life in developing countries. Climatic risks, economic fluctuations, but also a large number of individual-specific shocks make these households vulnerable to serious hardship.

DMCA Income Risk, Coping Strategies and Safety Nets.” CSAE Working Paper. Oxford: Centre for the Study of African Economies (). "Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol.

17(2), pagesSeptember. Dercon, Stefan, " Income Risk, Coping Strategies and Safety Nets," WIDER Working Paper SeriesWorld Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER). Income risk, coping strategies and safety nets. By Stefan Dercon. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. High income risk is part of life in developing countries.

Climatic risks, economic fluctuations, but also a large number of individual-specific shocks make these households vulnerable to serious hardship. Author: Stefan Dercon. A third section discusses risk management strategies at the household and community level, with public policy options and proposals for emergency response and finding an appropriate mix of local.

Despite these strategies, vulnerability to poverty linked to risk remains high. In this paper, I focus on the opportunities available to households to use risk-management and risk-coping strategies, and on the constraints on their effectiveness, by reviewing some of the recent literature on savings as insurance, income diversification and.

Developing labor markets and establishing well-targeted social safety nets are also key ongoing challenges in this regard, to reduce the vulnerability of low-income groups. INTRODUCTION Macroeconomic volatility can affect poverty through its impact on growth as well as its impact on income Cited by: Social safety nets in World Bank lending and anallytic work: FY (English) Abstract.

This paper summarizes the state of the portfolio of World Bank lending activities and analytic work on Social Safety Nets between fiscal year It presents a description of the methodology used for compiling the inventories and analyses by Cited by: Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets Dercon, Stefan () Poor rural and urban households in developing countries face substantial risks, which they handle with risk-management and risk-coping strategies, including self-insurance through savings and informal insurance mechanisms.

Is Graduation from Social Safety Nets Possible. Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa Silvio Daidone,*1 Luca Pellerano, Sudhanshu Handa and Benjamin Davis Abstract In the last decade social cash transfer programmes have become extremely popular in sub-Saharan Africa, and are often portrayed as an instrument that can facilitate graduation out of poverty.

and in human capital. High risk can also force HHs to diversify their income sources, perhaps at the cost of lower returns. Vulnerability may influence HH behavior and coping strategies and is thus, an important consideration for poverty reduction policies” According to a recent World Bank report 58 - Shocks and Vulnerability Overview.

Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets Related Titles The World Bank Economic Review ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal Review of Environmental Economics and Policy The Quarterly Journal of Economics. Abstract. Households in developing countries face many different sources of risk, shaping their lives.

Climatic risks, economic fluctuations, illness, crime, and other sources of risk leave these households vulnerable to severe by: Safety net programmes, as part of the broader social protection agenda, aim to address risks, vulnerability and social exclusion. Safety nets help vulnerable households be protected against livelihoods risks, maintain an adequate level of food consumption and improve food security.

They also help prevent them from adopting damaging coping File Size: 76KB. Unlike other reviews of the stress and coping literature, this collection focuses on coping strategies and efforts that work, when they work, and why they work.

This is a volume you'd want to give to your graduate students and to your child head off to the first year of by:   The determinants of the use of the various coping strategies seem relatively consistent across the specific strategies.

Formal employment, owning a business, belonging to the two top tiers of income brackets, and being a member of social safety net clearly reduce the likelihood of using any coping by:   The study recommends that better community targeting must take the precedence.

While the development and provision of formal safety nets is vital in improving the risk coping and adaptation capacity of the poor, it should not result in crowding out of preexisting informal safety : Getachew Shambel Endris, Paul Kibwika, Bernard B. Obaa, Jemal Yousuf Hassan.