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Insuring Against Drought: Evidence on Agricultural Intensification and Demand for Index Insurance from a Randomized Evaluation in Rural Bangladesh

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  • Ward, Patrick S.
  • Kumar, Neha
  • De Nicola, Francesca
  • Hill, Ruth
  • Makhija, Simrin
  • Spielman, David J.
  • Magnan, Nicholas

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  • Ward, Patrick S. & Kumar, Neha & De Nicola, Francesca & Hill, Ruth & Makhija, Simrin & Spielman, David J. & Magnan, Nicholas, 2017. "Insuring Against Drought: Evidence on Agricultural Intensification and Demand for Index Insurance from a Randomized Evaluation in Rural Bangladesh," 2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois 258090, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.258090
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