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Author Bendig, Mirko

Title Empirical analysis of participation patterns in microfinancial markets : the cases of Ghana and Sri Lanka / Mirko Bendig
Published Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (176 pages)
Series Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik = Göttingen studies in development economics, 1439-3395 ; Band 34
Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik ; 34
Contents 2.2 Conceptual Framework2.3 Determinants of the Uptake of Financial Services; 2.4 Microfinance Sector and Risk Exposure in Sri Lanka; 2.5 Sources of Data and Summary Statistics; 2.6 Methods; 2.7 Estimation Results and Interpretation; 2.7.1. Regression Estimates for the Uptake of Savings Products, Loans or Insurance; 2.7.2. Regression Estimates for the Use of Zero, One, Two or Three Financial Services; 2.8 Conclusion; 3. Participation in micro life insurance: the role of bequest motives in Sri Lanka; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Microinsurance Sector and the Role of Life insurance in Sri Lanka
3.3 Modelling Life Insurance Uptake -- A Conceptual Review3.3.1. Theoretical Framework of the Demand for Life Insurance; 3.3.2. Empirical Findings on Insurance Participation from Developing Countries; 3.4 Data and Methodology; 3.4.1. Data; 3.4.2. Method; 3.5 Findings; 3.5.1. Descriptive Statistics; 3.5.2. Multivariate Analysis of Micro Life Insurance Participation; 3.6 Conclusion; 4. Microfinance, Micro Life and Health Insurance Enrolment of the Poor in Sri lanka; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The Promise of Micro Life and Health Insurance; 4.3 A Conceptual Framework of MicroinsuranceParticipation
4.4 Market Overview, Research Design and Methodology4.4.1. The Microinsurance Sector in Sri Lanka; 4.4.2. Sources of Data, Definition of Variables and Summary Statistics; 4.4.3. Methodology; 4.5 Estimating the Patterns of MicroinsuranceParticipation; 4.5.1. Marginal Coefficients for Microfinance Enrolmentand Insurance Participation; 4.5.2. Multivariate Probit Models on the Type of Insurance Participation; 4.6 Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Microfinance -- Developing countries -- Case studies
Credit -- Developing countries -- Case studies
Life insurance -- Developing countries
Financial risk management -- Sri Lanka
Life insurance -- Sri Lanka
Health insurance -- Sri Lanka
Microfinance -- Sri Lanka
Microfinance -- Ghana
Financial risk management.
Health insurance.
Life insurance.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
Developing countries.
Sri Lanka.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783653016413