Micro-insurance through corporate-NGO partnerships in West Bengal : opportunities and constraints

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_84B1AA4003FF
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Micro-insurance through corporate-NGO partnerships in West Bengal : opportunities and constraints
Périodique
Development in Practice
Auteur(s)
Véron R., Majumdar A.
ISSN
0961-4524
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2011
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
21
Numéro
1
Pages
122-129
Langue
anglais
Résumé
This Practical Note examines the nascent micro-insurance sector in West Bengal, paying particular attention to the corporate- NGO partnership model for micro-insurance distribution,which has been enabled by India's unique regulatory framework. We challenge the popularconstruction of this model as a 'win - win' for all parties by analysing conflicting understandings of micro-insurance schemes and their purposes by insurance companies, NGOs, and poorvillagers. The article also considers the role of the specific political context of West Bengal inconstricting corporate- NGO micro-insurance
Mots-clé
Civil society, Governance and public policy, Labour and livelihoods, South Asia
Création de la notice
14/03/2011 10:59
Dernière modification de la notice
03/03/2018 18:55
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