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Insurance, Investment, And The Extended Family

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  • Marcos Rangel

    (University of Chicago)

  • Imran Rasul

    (University College London)

  • Giacomo de Giorgi

    (Stanford University)

  • Manuela Angelucci

    (University of Arizona)

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human capital investment.

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2009 Meeting Papers with number 24.

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  9. Albarran, Pedro & Attanasio, Orazio P., 2002. "Do Public Transfers Crowd Out Private Transfers? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mexico," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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