Alexander Muia

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The epidemiological and clinical characteristics of peptic ulcer were studied in 324 of 368 consecutive patients with cirrhosis of the liver during a mean period of 1.2 (+/- 0.61) years. Peptic ulcer prevalence rates in patients with cirrhosis were as follows: point prevalence 11.7%, period prevalence 15.1%, and life-time prevalence 24.2%. The annual(More)
In the absence of formal markets to manage risk, individuals often rely on mutual interpersonal transfers, otherwise known as informal risk-sharing arrangements (IRSAs). Theoretically, an improvement in access to savings can lead to substitution away from IRSAs, and this substitution can lead to a reduction in the capacity to manage risk. We estimate the(More)
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