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Protecting the Poor

A Microinsurance Compendium

Edited by Craig Churchill and Michal Matul

This volume provides a synthesis of new trends and practices in the growing market of microinsurance. It covers the numerous innovations that have emerged in recent years to meet the challenges of providing insurance to low-income people, from new products and delivery channels to consumer education tools. The book also reviews institutional changes in regulations, providers, and schemes.

“This insightful compendium makes a critical contribution to advancing financial inclusion and the impact of microinsurance around the globe.” —Yoshi Kawai, secretary general, International Association of Insurance Supervisors

As the microinsurance community dramatically evolves and millions more low income households have access to better insurance, Protecting the Poor will be an invaluable resource for policymakers and practitioners alike.

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