The effects of subsidised micro health insurance on insurance demand and welfare outcomes in rural Burkina Faso

Lisa Oberländer

This paper evaluates the impact of a 50 per cent subsidy on micro health insurance in Burkina Faso. Applying a sharp regression discontinuity design, we found, first, that the subsidy doubled insurance enrollment […]

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Special Issue – UMM Master Awards 2015 Savings and Development 2015, No. Special Issue - UMM Master Awards 2015

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The value of skills training in the improvement of socio-economic status of microfinance beneficiaries: A case study at Grameen Ghana

Abdul-Nasiru Iddrisu Alhassan
Savings and Development 2015, No. Special Issue – UMM Master Awards 2015

This paper examines the effect of skills training on the beneficiaries of microfinance in the Northern Region of Ghana. The main interest of the study is to look into how skills training combined with microfinance enhances beneficiaries’ ability [...]

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Financial inclusion, policies and instruments for migrants in Europe and Italy

Laura de Matteis
Savings and Development 2015, No. Special Issue – UMM Master Awards 2015

Migrants residing in the EU are deeply affected by the economic crisis and particularly exposed to social and financial exclusion. This article highlights how policies aimed at fulfilling migrants’ financial needs could facilitate greater [...]

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Microcredit in the context of political and fiscal economic development

Ayako Iba
Savings and Development 2015, No. Special Issue – UMM Master Awards 2015

A growing number of developing countries are decentralizing, but is decentralization capable of creating a more enabling environment for pro-poor programs? This paper uses microcredit as an example of such a service and employs OLS regressions to [...]

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