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Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies

Raj Chetty

Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies

by Raj Chetty

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social security -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRaj Chetty, Adam Looney.
    SeriesNBER working paper paper series -- no. 11709., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 11709.
    ContributionsLooney, Adam., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17628330M
    OCLC/WorldCa62325628

    “Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of Social Insurance in Developing Economies” (with Raj Chetty), Journal of Public Economics , NBER. Constructing a social welfare system for all in China Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of Social Insurance in Developing Countries W. Adam Looney; Studies of risk in.

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Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies by Raj Chetty Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance.

A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits of social insurance are small if income shocks do not cause large consumption fluctuations. Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance.

A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits of social insurance are small if income shocks do not cause large consumption by: Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance.

A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits of social insurance are small if income shocks do not cause large consumption fluctuations.

We present a simple model showing that this conclusion is incorrect if the consumption path is smooth Cited by: Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance. A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits of social insurance are small if income shocks do not cause large consumption fluctuations.

BibTeX @ARTICLE{Chetty06consumptionsmoothing, author = {Raj Chetty and Adam Looney and Raj Chetty and Adam Looney and Raj Chetty and Adam Looney}, title = {Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of Social Insurance in Developing Countries}, journal = {Journal of Public Economics}, year = {}, pages = {}}.

Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of Social Insurance in Developing Economies. Raj Chetty and W. Looney. NoNBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Abstract: Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance. A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits of social insurance Cited by: Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies.

Raj Chetty and W. Looney. Journal of Public Economics,vol. 90, is Date: References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc Citations: View citations in EconPapers (71) Track citations by RSS feed Cited by: A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits of social insurance are small if income shocks do not cause large consumption fluctuations.

villages, etc.) is sufficient in developing economies Morduch () survey: "The emerging consensus of the empirical literature [on consumption- smoothing in developing economies] is that holes in effective [consumption] insurance exist.

But, in general, the. Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of. Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies. Journal of Public Economics – CrossRef Google Scholar.

Downloadable. This paper examines the welfare consequences of social safety nets in developing economies relative to developed economies.

Using panel surveys of households in Indonesia and the United States, we find that food consumption falls by approximately ten percent when individuals become unemployed in both countries.

This finding suggests that introducing a formal social insurance. In the high-income economies, however, the reality of consumption has moved far beyond such conditions, and the growing expenditures serve purposes whose welfare-improving effects are not so obvious.

Phenomena such as hedonic adaptation, self-image problems, and positional (status) preferences, raise doubts about the welfare-enhancing quality Cited by: Abstract. This paper examines the welfare consequences of social safety nets in developing economies relative to developed economies.

Using panel surveys of households in Indonesia and the United States, we find that food consumption falls by approximately ten percent when individuals become unemployed in both by:   Chetty, R., & Looney, A.

Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies. Journal of Public Economics, 90(12), – CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: Jiangming Ji. -- Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance.

A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and benefits. The expansion of social assistance has been accompanied by an unprecedented and growing body of evidence examining the causal mechanisms through which social assistance, and its various modalities, impact welfare outcomes, poverty and inequality in the developing world.7 7 For reviews of the literature on the impact of social assistance Author: Miguel Niño‐Zarazúa.

Get this from a library. Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies. [Raj Chetty; Adam Looney; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "Studies of risk in developing economies have focused on consumption fluctuations as a measure of the value of insurance.

A common view in the literature is that the welfare costs of risk and. Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies.

Do microfinance programs help families insure consumption against illness. Does unemployment insurance crowd out spousal labor supply. Economic shocks, wealth and welfare. Education in a crisis. ().Author: Raj Chetty and Adam Looney. Income Volatility, Risk-Coping Behavior and Consumption Smoothing Mechanisms in Developing Countries: A Survey Javier E.

Baez sumption for a given income realization (ex-post). Savings, insurance contracts, social insurance arrangements or communitarian risk-sharing schemes are examples of the fi rst group of actions, while borrowing.

Impacts of the droughts and floods on community welfare in rural Thailand: differential effects of village educational attainment. Consumption smoothing and the welfare consequences of social insurance in developing economies.

Journal of Public Economics Cited by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper examines the welfare consequences of social safety nets in developing economies relative to developed economies.

Using panel surveys of households in Indonesia and the United States, we nd that food consumption falls by ap-proximately ten percent when individuals become unemployed in both .Chetty R, Looney A.

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