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Optimal coverage for incompletely reliable insurance


  • Mahul, Olivier
  • Wright, Brian D.


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  • Mahul, Olivier & Wright, Brian D., 2007. "Optimal coverage for incompletely reliable insurance," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 95(3), pages 456-461, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:95:y:2007:i:3:p:456-461

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    1. Neil A. Doherty & Harris Schlesinger, 1990. "Rational Insurance Purchasing: Consideration of Contract Nonperformance," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 105(1), pages 243-253.
    2. Arthur Hau, 1999. "A Note on Insurance Coverage in Incomplete Markets," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 66(2), pages 433-441, October.
    3. Rothschild, Michael & Stiglitz, Joseph E., 1970. "Increasing risk: I. A definition," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 2(3), pages 225-243, September.
    4. Olivier Mahul & Brian D. Wright, 2004. "Implications of Incomplete Performance for Optimal Insurance," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 71(284), pages 661-670, November.
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    1. Morsink,Karlijn & Clarke,Daniel Jonathan & Mapfumo,Shadreck, 2016. "How to measure whether index insurance provides reliable protection," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7744, The World Bank.
    2. Dwight Jaffee & Johan Walden, 2014. "Optimal Insurance With Costly Internal Capital," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 17(2), pages 137-161, September.
    3. Ginger Turner & Farah Said & Uzma Afzal, 2014. "Microinsurance Demand After a Rare Flood Event: Evidence From a Field Experiment in Pakistan," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 39(2), pages 201-223, April.

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