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Many borrow, more save, and all insure: implications for food and micro-finance policy

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  • Zeller, Manfred
  • Sharma, Manohar

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  • Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar, 2000. "Many borrow, more save, and all insure: implications for food and micro-finance policy," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 143-167, April.
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