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Riesgo Agropecuario: Incidencia Económica e Innovaciones para su mitigación. El caso de Argentina
[Agricultural Risk Managment: Economic Incidence and Mitigation Innovations. The Case of Argentina]

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  • Miguel, Fusco
  • Dario, Bacchini
  • Esteban Otto, Thomasz

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The aim of this paper is to summarise a variety of dimensions of agricultural risk in Argentina and to propose different lines of research related to an integrated risk management framework at the macro and micro levels. First, we analyse the incidence of the primary sector in the Argentinean economy, to have one first dimension of the exposure to external shocks. Then, we present some major risks that affect small agricultural producers at a micro level. Finally, we introduce some financial innovations that reduce climate and price risk exposure, such as weather derivatives and index-based insurances.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 56408.

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Date of creation: 03 Jun 2014
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:56408

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Keywords: agricultural risk; macroeconomic vulnerability; financial innovations; index-based insurances;

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  1. Geman, Hélyette & Leonardi, Marie-Pascale, 2005. "Alternative Approaches to Weather Derivatives Pricing," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/1386, Paris Dauphine University.
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