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Perceptions and Participation: Mistaken Beliefs, Encouragement Designs, and Demand for Index Insurance

  • Mullally, Conner
  • Boucher, Stephen R.
  • Carter, Michael R.

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Paper provided by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in its series 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado with number 61002.

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