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Does Public Welfare Crowd Out Informal Safety Nets? Ethnographic Evidence from Rural Latin America

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  • Heemskerk, Marieke
  • Norton, Anastasia
  • de Dehn, Lise
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    Volume (Year): 32 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 941-955

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:32:y:2004:i:6:p:941-955

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    1. Ligon, Ethan & Thomas, Jonathan P & Worrall, Tim, 2002. "Informal Insurance Arrangements with Limited Commitment: Theory and Evidence from Village Economies," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 69(1), pages 209-44, January.
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    8. Jonathan Morduch, 1995. "Income Smoothing and Consumption Smoothing," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1727, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
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    1. Wetterberg, Anna, 2007. "Crisis, Connections, and Class: How Social Ties Affect Household Welfare," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 585-606, April.

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