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A role for capital markets in natural disasters: a piece of the food security puzzle

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  • Skees, Jerry R., 2000. "A role for capital markets in natural disasters: a piece of the food security puzzle," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 365-378, June.
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