Willingness to pay for index based crop microinsurance in India

  title={Willingness to pay for index based crop microinsurance in India},
  author={Janani Akhilandeswari Ramasubramanian},
  • Janani Akhilandeswari Ramasubramanian
  • Published 2012
Microinsurance is potentially a useful tool that facilitates low-income households’ transition out of poverty. However, the uptake of microinsurance products is low and this is a phenomenon that is not specific to any country or continent. Studies on the demand for microinsurance, especially in the Asian markets, are scarce. This paper focuses on the demand for index based crop microinsurance in India. Indian agriculture accounts for 23 percent of the nation’s GDP. In view of the significance… CONTINUE READING


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