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Title

Publisher

Author

Year

Country

Link

A field study of microinsurance in the Philippines

Social Finance Programme, InFocus Programme Employment through Small Entreprise Development

Eloisa A. Barbin, Christopher Lomboy, Elmer S. Soriano

2003

Philippines

Paper

A landscape study of microinsurance education

Micro Insurance Academy

Iddo Dror, Kathleen Jenkins, Keiju Motegi, Juho Siltanen

2011

Worldwide

Paper

A regulatory review of formal and informal funeral insurance market in South Africa

G:ENESIS

Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain, Ryan Short, Richard Walker

2005

South Africa

Paper

A study on demand for microinsurance for Low-income households in disaster- prone areas of Indonesia

Universitas Indonesia

Viverita, Ririen Setiati Rianti,Abdurrahman Sunanta and Faradynawati Ida Ayu Agung

2010

Indonesia

Paper

Agricultural decisions after relaxing credits and risk contraints

ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei Akoto, Christopher Udry

2012

Ghana

Paper

Agricultural insurance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Can it work?

Africa Agricultural Market Program (AAMP), ACTESA, COMESA

Ruth Vargas Hill

2010

Regional focus

Paper

Agricultural insurance revisited: New developments and perspectives in Latin America and the Caribbean

IADB

Mark Wenner

2005

Regional focus

Case study

Agricultural value chain finance

FAO, Ruta, Academia de Centroamerica

Rodolfo Quirós

2006

Worldwide

Report

Agroasemex in Mexico, in The potential for scale and sustanaibility in weather index insurance

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess and F. Rispoli

2010

Mexico

Report

An inventory of micro-insurance schemes in Nepal

ILO-STEP

2003

Nepal

Case study

AON Affinity Brokers: Utility and database microinsurance distribution in Brazil

ILO, Cenfri

Herman Smit and Anja Smith

2011

Brazil

Case study

Are existing health financing mechanisms: Sufficient for poor women in Guatemala?

MicroInsurance Centre - MILK

2012

Guatemala

Article

Assessment of health: Microinsurance outcomes in the northern areas, Pakistan

Financial Services Assessment

Elizabeth McGuinness, Jennifer Mandel , Holly Korda , Ayesha Tayyab

2010

Pakistan

Case study

Barriers to household risk management: Evidence from India

International Monetary Fund

Shawn Cole, Xavier Giné, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert Townsend and James Vickery

2012

India

Case study

Beyond sales: Extracts from Brazil and Colombia

Cenfri

Herman Smit

2010

Brazil

Presentation

Beyond sales: Extracts from Brazil and Colombia

Cenfri

Herman Smit

2010

Colombia

Presentation

Beyond sales: New frontiers in microinsurance distribution, Lessons for the next wave of microinsurance distribution innovation

ILO

Anja Smith, Herman Smit, Doubell Chamberlain

2011

Worldwide

Note

Brokening change in the low-income market: the threats and opportunities to the intermediation of microinsurance in South Africa

G:ENESIS

Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain, Ryan Short, Anja Smith, Richard Walker

2006

South Africa

Paper

Building a market for crop insurance in Ghana at the micro level

Milliman

David Appel

2011

Ghana

Article

Building an inclusive insurance market in Ethiopia

Insurance Supervision Department, Bank Of Ethiopia

Yewondwossen Eteffa

2008

Ethiopia

Note

Can health microinsurance protect the poor?

Financial Services Assessment

Elizabeth Mc Guiness

2011

India

Case study

Can insurance increase financial risk: The curious case of health insurance in China

Elsevier

Adam Wagstaff, Magnus Lindelow

2008

China

Case study

Can insurers improve healthcare quality: Evidence from a community microinsurance scheme in India

The Financial Access Initiative

Jonathan Bauchet, Aparna Dalal, Parimal Mayasudhakar, Jonathan Morduch and Ralf Radermacher

2010

India

Case study

Can micro health insurance reduce poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh

University of Sheffield

Syed Abdul Hamid, Jennifer Roberts and Paul Mosley

2010

Bangladesh

Case study

Can microinsurance protect the poor?

The Guardian

Annie Kelly

2011

Colombia

Article

Can we assume that people understand insurance principles? The case of India and Nepal, in Bulletin 120: Improving Access through effective health financing

Medicus Mundi Schweiz, Swiss TPH

David Dror

2011

India

Paper

Can we assume that people understand insurance principles? The case of India and Nepal, in Bulletin 120: Improving access through effective health financing

Medicus Mundi Schweiz, Swiss TPH

David Dror

2011

Nepal

Paper

Case studies on the used of alternative models for the distribution of microinsurance in Colombia

Cenfri

Sandra Zuluaga

2010

Colombia

Case study

Case Study: Shoprite; Part of the FinMark Trust series of case studies on innovative microinsurance models and products in South Africa

FinMark Trust

Christine Hougaard,Doubell Chamberlain

2010

South Africa

Case study

Case study: Strengthening consumer protection in the South African microinsurance market

FinMark Trust, Microinsurance Network

Katherine Gibson

2011

South Africa

Case study

Casos de éxito en microseguros: el Peru

La Positiva

Juan Manuel Peña

2007

Peru

Presentation

China: Innovations in agricultural insurance, promoting access to agricultural Insurance for small farmers

World Bank

Nathan Belete, Olivier Mahul

2007

China

Report

Client-value of microinsurance products: Evidence from the mutuals assistance funfd in Vietnam

ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility

Son Hong Nghiem and An Hoai Duong

2012

Vietnam

Paper

Colombia country diagnosis: Making insurance work for the poor: Colombian case study

A2I, Gates Foundation, IDRC, Cenfri

Mónica Cáceres, Sandra Zuluaga

2008

Colombia

Case study

Colombia: For the poor, a new way to protect against disaster

Global Post

2011

Colombia

Article

Community based microinsurance: Innovations on the education of the poor to manage their risks

The Asian Review

David Dror

2011

India

Note

Community based Microinsurance: Innovations on the education of the poor to manage their risks

The Asian Review

David Dror

2011

Nepal

Note

Community-based micro health insurance: As an enabler of solidarity and self-help amongst poor communities

Microfinance Focus

Iddo Dror

2008

India

Note

Community-based microinsurance: localised and responsive

Micro Insurance Academy

Ralf Radermacher, Iddo Dror

2010

Worldwide

Note

Cost of illness: Evidence from a study in five resource-poor locations in India

Micro Insurance Academy

David Dror, Olga Van Putten-Rademaker, Ruth Koren

2007

India

Case study

Costs and benefits of health microinsurance premium loans and linkages with health providers: CARD’s experience in the Philippines

Freedom from Hunger

Myka Reinsch and Marcia Metcalfe

2010

Philippines

Case study

Creating safety nets through semi-parametric index-based insurance: A simulation for northern Ghana

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vasco Molini, Michiel Keyzer, Bart van den Boom, Wouter Zant

2007

Ghana

Case study

Creating the space for intermediation in the low income insurance market

FA Nwes Magazine

Doubell Chamberlain

2008

South Africa

Article

Demystifying micro health insurance package design - Choosing healthplans all together (Chat)

Microfinance Insights

David Dror

2007

India

Note

Developing principles for the regulation of microinsurance (Philippine case study)

Philippine Institute for Development Studies

Gilberto M. Llanto, Maria Piedad Geron, Joselito Almario

2007

Philippines

Paper

Developing the Microinsurance Sector in Sri Lanka Developing the Microinsurance Sector in Sri Lanka

Asian Development Bank

2010

Sri Lanka

Note

Disaster insurance for the poor? A review of microinsurance for natural disaster risks in developing countries

ProVention/IIASA

Reinhard Mechler,oanne Linnerooth-Bayer, David Peppiatt

2006

Worldwide

Paper

Doing the Math with Property Insurance in Ghana

MILK

Barbara Magnoni, Taara Chandani and Emily Zimmerman

2012

Ghana

Article

Doing the math: Cashless funeral insurance in Colombia

MicroInsurance Centre - MILK

Barbara Magnoni, Derek Poult

2012

Colombia

Article

Doing the Math: Health Microinsurance in Maharashtra, India

MILK

Barbara Magnoni and Taara Chandani

2012

India

Article

Efficiency of selected risk management instruments– An empirical analysis of risk reduction in Kazakhstani crop production

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe

Olaf Heidelbach

2006

Kazakhstani

Paper

Enabling microinsurance markets

Hollard Insurace Group

Hollard Insurance Group

2010

South Africa

Presentation

Enabling policies for microinsurance market in Africa

Finmark Trust, Cenfri

Hennie Bester

2009

Regional focus

Presentation

Enrolment in Micro Life and Health Insurance: Evidences from Sri Lanka

Institute for the Study of Labor

Mirko Bendig, Thankom Arun

2011

Sri Lanka

Paper

ENSO business interruption index insurance for catastrophic flooding in Piura, Peru

GlobalAgRisk

Dr. Jerry R. Skees and Anne G. Murphy

2009

Peru

Case study

Establishing an Index Insurance Trigger for Crop Loss in Northern Ghana

The Katie School Insurance

2011

Ghana

Paper

Estimating demand for microinsurance in Ethiopia

Oxfam America

Marjorie Victor, Million Tadesse Aytenfisu, Haftu Berihun

2008

Ethiopia

Presentation

Ethiopia country diagnosis: Opportunities and challenges for microinsurance in Ethiopia: An Analysis of the supply, demand and regulatory environment

Cenfri, ILO, Oxfam

Anja Smith, Doubell Chamberlain

2010

Ethiopia

Case study

Etude de faisabilité : Quels mécanismes de micro-assurance privilégier pour les producteurs de coton au Mali ?

PlaNet Guarantee

Ombeline De Bock

2010

Mali

Case study

Etude sur la microassurance dans la zone CIMA

Développement International Desjardins

2011

Regional Focus

Book

Evaluation of the first year results: Fonkoze’s Kore W natural catastrophe insurance for Haitian micro-entrepreneurs

Fonkoze

2012

Haiti

Report

Experiencia y perspectivas de los microseguros en el Peru

Asociación Peruana de Empresas de Seguros (APESEG)

Raúl De Andrea

2009

Peru

Presentation

Facilitating inclusive financial markets: The role of regulation in the development of microinsurance

FinMark Trust

Gilbert Llanto, Ma. Piedad Geron, Joselito Almario

2008

Philippines

Note

Feasibility study for the development and implementation of index-based crop microinsurance for cotton farmers in Tajikistan

PlaNet Guarantee

2011

Tajikistan

Case study

Finance forward: Forces shaping the future of inclusive financial services

Cenfri

Joel D. Carlman

2011

Regional focus

Book

Financial inclusion opportunities for micro-health insurance in Nepal: An exploratory analysis of health incidence, costs and willingness to pay in Dhading and Banke districts of Nepal

Microinsurance Academy, Save the Children

Siddharth Srivastava, Atanu Majumdar, Jacquiline Roberts

2010

Nepal

Report

Financing agriculture value chains in Central America

Inter-American Development Bank

Jeremy Coon, Anita Campion, Mark Wenner

2010

Regional focus

Case study

Financing disaster management in India: Possible innovations

Centre for Insurance and Risk Management

Clemence, Raghuram, Alok, Anupama, Mangesh, Priya, Rupalee, Javed

2009

India

Paper

General law of the financial and insurance systems, organic law of the superintendency of banking insurance

Superintendency of Banking and Insurance

The President of the Republic of Peru

2004

Peru

Paper

General Microinsurance in India: Serving a Complex Market

Celent

Jaswal Anshuman

2011

India

Report

Global microinsurance database - Colombia

World Bank

2010

Colombia

Presentation

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 10: Madison Insurance

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Lemmy Manje

2005

Zambia

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 12: La Equidad Seguros

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Gloria Almeyda and Francisco de Paula Jaramillo

2005

Colombia

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 14: TATA-AIG Life Insurance Company Ltd

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

James Roth, Vijay Athreye

2005

India

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 16: VimoSEWA

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Denis Garand

2005

India

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 17: LMSGF

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Bruno Gautier, Allan Boutbien, Bruno Galland

2005

Guinea

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 19: Karuna Trust

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Ralf Radermacher, Olga van Putten-Rademaker, Verena Müller, Natasha Wig, David Dror

2005

India

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 1: Serviperú

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Máximo U. Rodríguez and Bernardo Miranda

2004

Peru

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 20: Yeshasvini Trust

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Ralf Radermacher, Natasha Wig, Olga van Putten-Rademaker, Verena Müller, David Dror

2005

India

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 21: ALMAO and YASIRU

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Sven Enarsson, Kjell Wirén

2006

Sri Lanka

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 22: Association d’Entraide des Femmes

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Olivier Louis dit Guerin

2006

Benin

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 23: UTM

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Klaus Fischer, Issa Sissouma, Ibrahima Hathie

2006

Mali

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 25: MAFUCECTO

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Catherine Tremblay, Marisol Quirion , Suzanne Langlois, Frank Klutsé

2006

Togo

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 2: TUW SKOK

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Craig Churchill, Terry Pepler

2004

Poland

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 4: CARD MBA

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Michael J. McCord, Grzegorz Buczkowski

2004

Philippines

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 5: COLUMNA

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Carlos Herrera, Bernardo Miranda

2004

Guatemala

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 7: DELTA LIFE

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Michael J. McCord, Craig Churchill

2005

Bangladesh

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 8: MUSCCO

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Sven Enarsson, Kjell Wirén

2005

Malawi

Case study

Good and Bad Practices - Case Study No. 9: AIG Uganda

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Michael J. McCord, Felipe Botero, Janet S. McCord

2005

Uganda

Case study

Hacia el desarollo de los Microseguros en el Perú

Lawrie Savage & Associates

Ian Webb

2010

Peru

Presentation

Health care in India: Emerging market report 2007

PricewaterhouseCoopers

2007

India

Report

Health insurance participation: Experimental evidence from Kenya

Microinsurance Innovation Facility, EUDN

Stefan Dercon, Jan Willem, Gunning, Andrew Zeitlin, Claudia Cerrone, Simone Lombardini

2012

Kenya

Paper

Health microinsurance schemes: Diversity, innovation and trends. A national review 2009

International Labour Organization

2009

India

Paper

Health Microinsurance: A Comparative Study of Three, Examples in Bangladesh

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Mosleh U Ahmed, Syed Khairul Islam, Md. Abul Quashem, Nabil Ahmed

2005

Bangladesh

Case study

Health microinsurance: A comparison of four policy-run schemes in Latin America

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

Jens Holst

2005

Regional focus

Case study

Health Worker Preferences for Community-based Health Insurance Payments Mechanisms: A Discrete Choice Experiement

Microinsurance Innovation Facility, EUDN

Paul Jacob Robyn, Till Bärnighausen, Aurélia Souares, Germain Savadogo, Brice Bicaba, Ali Sié and Rainer Sauerborn

2012

Burkina Faso

Case study

Impact assessment of health microinsurance for the social protection of informal workers: A qualitativestudy for the case of Kenya

N/A

Susanne Rabisch

Kenya

Report

Implementing a Participatory Model of Micro Health Insurance among Rural Poor with Evidence from Nepal

The Geneva Association

David M. Dror, Atanu Majumdar, Padeep Panda, Denny John, Ruth Koren

2014

Nepal

Paper

Improving access to insurance for the low-Income market: The role of enabling policy and regulatory frameworks, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Arup Chatterjee

2010

Worldwide

Book

Improving microinsurance provision in Colombia

Microinsurance Center

Micheal J. Mc Cord

2010

Colombia

Presentation

Incidence of illness among resource-poor households: Evidence from five locations in India

Indian J Med Res 130

David Dror, Olga van Putten-Rademaker, Ruth Koren

2009

India

Case study

Index Insurance for farm families in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in The Potential for Scale and Sustainability in Weather Index Insurance

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess and F. Rispoli

2010

Brazil

Case study

Index Insurance in China, in The Potential for Scale and Sustainability in Weather Index Insurance

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess, F. Rispoli

2010

China

Case study

Index Insurance in Ethiopia, in The Potential for scale and sustainability in weather Index Insurance

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess, F. Rispoli

2010

Ethiopia

Book

Index insurance pilot in Ukraine, in The Potential for scale and sustainability in weather index insurance

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess, F. Rispoli

2010

Ukraine

Case study

Index-Based Microinsurance for Paddy Sector in Sri Lanka: An Evaluation of Demand Behavior

Graduate School of International Development (GSID)

Shirantha Heenkenda

2011

Sri Lanka

Case study

India: An inventory of micro insurance schemes

ILO-STEP

2005

India

Paper

Indian country diagnostic: Making insurance markets work for the poor: Microinsurance policy, regulation and supervision. Indian case study

A2I, Gates Foundation, IDRC, Cenfri

Sanjay Sinha, Swetan Sagar

2008

India

Case study

Informal insurance: a regulator’s perspective

Cenfri, Microinsurance Network

Doubell Chamberlain, Hennie Bester, Christine Hougaard

2009

Worldwide

Note

Innovative microinsurance distribution: Pionner Seeds

Centre for Insurance and Risk Management

Janani Akhilandeswari, Mangesh Patankar

2010

India

Case study

Innovative microinsurance products: Property insurance and disasters, MILA

Munich Re

Andreas Moser

2007

Colombia

Presentation

Instruments reducing climatic risk for Russian agriculture

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO)

Marina Sannikova, Raushan Bokusheva

2007

Russia

Paper

Insurance in emerging markets: Focus on liability developments

Swiss Re

Maria Sol Beaz, Simon Wong, Patrizia Baur

2005

Worldwide

Case study

Insurance in emerging markets: Sound development, greenfield for agricultural insurance

Swiss Re

Maria Sol Beaz, Simon Wong

2007

Worldwide

Case study

Integrated risk management in Microinsurance (In

Global Risk Forum Davos

Ralf Radermacher, Jaquiline Roberts, Siddhart Srivastava

2010

Worldwide

Paper

International Microinsurance Conference 2006 report: Making insurance work for Africa

Muniche Re Foundation

Dirk Reinhard, Zahid Qureshi

2008

Worldwide

Report

International Microinsurance Conference: Learning Sessions Ghana

National Insurance Commission (NIC) of Ghana and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Griet Newiger-Addy

2012

Ghana

Report

Islamic insurance revisited

Swiss Re

Daniel Staib

2011

Regional focus

Case study

Issues in regulation and supervision on microinsurance

IAIS, Microinsurance Network

2007

Worldwide

Paper

Kenya microinsurance landscape: Market and regulatory analysis

CENFRI

Anja Smith, Doubell Chamberlain, Herman Smit, Sandisiwe Ncube and Grieve Chelwa

2010

Kenya

Case study

Kenya’s engagement with the standard setting bodies and the implications for financial inclusion

Gloabl Partner for Financial Incluasion, Aliance for Financia Inclusion

2012

Kenya

Case study

Kilimo Salama – Index-based agriculture insurance

IFC , ideas42

Piyush Tantia, Tyler Comings

2011

Kenya

Case study

L'assurance islamique ou Takaful a-t-elle un avenir en algérie?

Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique, Université Ferhat Abbas and others

Taoufik Cheddadi

2011

Algeria

Report

L'évolution du secteur algérien des assurances

Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique, Université Ferhat Abbas and others

Benilles Billel

2011

Algeria

Paper

La micro Takaful et la micro assurance enjeux et défis

Faculté des Sciences Economiques, Sciences commerciales et de gestion of Setif

Meliani Hakim, Bouadam Kamel

2011

Worldwide

Paper

Landscape of microinsurance in the world’s 100 poorest countries

Microinsurance Center

Michael J. Mc Cord

2007

Worldwide

Case study

Learning to insure the poor

Allianz

Allianz Group

2010

Worldwide

Report

Les nouvelles voies de la microassurance en France

Institut Thomas Moore

Marc Nabeth

2008

France

Article

Life Microinsurance in India: Potential and Pitfalls

Celent

Jaswal Anshuman

2011

India

Report

Lutte contre l’insécurité alimentaire au Niger: Une solution par la micro assurance agricole

United Nations Development Programme

Ali Hadizatou Bongo

2012

Niger

Paper

Making insurance market work for the poor: the case of South Africa

Cenfri, Microinsurance Network

Christine Hougaard, Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain

2008

South Africa

Note

Making insurance market work for the poor: the case of Uganda

Cenfri, Microinsurance Network

Christine Hougaard, Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain

2008

Uganda

Note

Making insurance markets work for the poor: The case of Colombia

Cenfri, Microinsurance Network

Christine Hougaard, Hennie Bester and Doubell Chamberlain

2008

Colombia

Article

Making insurance markets work for the poor: The case of India

Cenfri, Microinsurance Network

Christine Hougaard, Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain

2008

India

Note

Making insurance markets work for the poor: The case of the Philippines

Cenfri Microinsurance Network

Christine Hougaard, Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain

2008

Philippines

Note

Malawi Index linked crop insurance project

Microinsurance Agency

2007

Malawi

Paper

Managing agricultural risk at the country level: The case of index-based livestock insurance in Mongolia

World Bank

Olivier Mahul, Jerry Skees

2005

Mongolia

Paper

Managing weather risk for agricultural development and disaster risk reduction

IFAD, World Food Program

2011

Worldwide

Note

Mapfre Seguros: Retailer microinsurance distribution in Brazil

ILO, Cenfri

Herman Smit and Anja Smith

2011

Brazil

Case study

Mapping the way for low-income insurance

Cover Magazine

Doubell Chamberlain

2008

South Africa

Article

Market feasibility study: Microinsurance in the republic of Moldova

Zurich Financial Services

Alexandra Mihailescu

2009

Moldova

Case study

Market for microinsurance in Azerbaijan: Low-income households needs and market development projections

Microfinance Centre for CEE and the NIS

Michal Matul, Justyna Pytkowska, Marcin Rataj

2006

Azerbaijan

Case study

Market insurance demand and market- India

Allianz, GIZ, UNDP

2006

India

Paper

Market insurance demand and market- Indonesia

Allianz, GIZ, UNDP

2006

Indonesia

Case study

Market insurance demand and market- Laos

Allianz, GIZ, UNDP

2006

Laos

Paper

Market research on microinsurance demand

Asian Development Bank

Mosleh Uddin Ahmed

2006

Sri Lanka

Paper

Market stimulation through government involvement

EKA

Luis Huerta Basel

2010

Mexico

Presentation

Measuring access to financial services in Nigeria, results of EFINA’s national survey on access to financial services in Nigeria 2008

EFInA

Modupe Ladipo

2008

Nigeria

Presentation

Micro health insurance in India: Pointers for progress

IRDA Journal

David Dror

2007

India

Paper

Micro health insurance: The quest for a balance between different interests of healthcare providers, clients and insurers

Health Action

David Dror

2008

India

Article

Micro-impact: Deconstructing the complex impact process of a simple microinsurance product in Indonesia

University of Passau

Martin Hintz

2009

Indonesia

Case study

Micro-insurance and the New Middle Class: Income risk, social insurance and the demand for private insurance by low-income population

Escuela Nacional de seguros, Centros de Politicas Sociales

Getulio Vargas Foundation

Brazil

Paper

Micro-insurance in the Philippines: Policy and regulatory issues and challenges

Philippine Institute for Development Studies

Gilberto M. Llanto, Joselito Almario, Marinella Gilda Llanto-Gamboa

2007

Philippines

Paper

Microcare, Uganda: Financing health through communities, in Innovation for sustainable development: Local case studies from Africa

United Nations

2008

Uganda

Case study

Microinsurance and climate change, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and management disaster

Global Risk Forum Davos

Thomas Loster, Dirk Reinhard

2010

Worldwide

Paper

Microinsurance and Microfinance Institutions Evidence from India

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

James Roth, Craig Churchill, Gabriele Ramm, Namerta

2005

India

Case study

Microinsurance grows in Colombia

The World, Global perspectives for an American audience

2011

Colombia

Audio and video

Microinsurance in Aceh

GiZ, Allianz

Gabriele Ramm, Gerald Leppert, Kai Straehler-Pohl

2006

Indonesia

Case study

Microinsurance in Brazil: Towards a strategy for market development

Cenfri, CNSeg, Fenenseg

Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain, Christine Hougaard and Herman Smit

2010

Brazil

Case study

Microinsurance in Burkina Faso

Social Finance Programme and InFocus Programme Employment through Small Entreprise Development

Michael Aliber, Alitou Ido

2002

Burkina Faso

Paper

Microinsurance in eastern Africa, rapid survey of microinsurance providers in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda

Swedish Cooperative Centre, Vi Agroforestry

Charles Mutua

2008

Regional focus

Report

Microinsurance in Egypt: Challenges and opportunities

The Egyptian Financial Supervisory authority

Ghada Waly

2010

Egypt

Presentation

Microinsurance in India: The Evolution of Market Trends

MicroSave

Premasis Mukherjee

2012

India

Note

Microinsurance in Indonesia: Current challenges and innovations

Kiva

Laurie Young

2011

Indonesia

Article

Microinsurance in Nigeria, supply and demand analysis in Lagos and Kano

GIZ, GmbH, World Bank, International Finance Corporation

Mosleh Uddin

2010

Nigeria

Presentation

Microinsurance in Pakistan: A Diagnostic study on demand and supply

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, FIRST Initiative/World Bank, October 2012

n/a

2012

Pakistan

Paper

Microinsurance in public-private partnership in the context of catastrophic risk management: Examples from indonesia, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Barbara Rohregger, Matthias Rompel

2010

Indonesia

Book

Microinsurance innovation case study: Hollard and Take it Eezi

Finmark Trust, Cenfri

Anja Smith, Herman Smit

2010

South Africa

Case study

Microinsurance innovations project (MIP)in the Philippines

GIZ

2008

Philippines

Report

Microinsurance policy paper Ghana: Creating an enabling legal and regulatory environment for microinsurance in Ghana

NIC-National Insurance Commission, GIZ

2010

Ghana

Paper

Microinsurance pre-feasability study in Azerbaijan

Ministry of Economic Development of Azerbaijan

Michael J. McCord, Michal Matul

2007

Azerbaijan

Case study

Microinsurance Product Types in India

MicroSave

Premasis Mukherjee

2012

India

Note

Microinsurance regulation in Peru

Superintendence of Banking, Insurance and Private Pensions Funds Administrators

Carla Chiappe Villegas

2010

Peru

Article

Microinsurance through mutual benefit associations in the Philippines, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Camilo G. Casals

2010

Philippines

Book

Microinsurance to the last, the least and the lost

Celent

MPrathima Rajan

2011

India

Case study

Microinsurance: A case study of the Indian rainfall index insurance market

World Bank

Xavier Giné, Lev Menand, Robert Townsend, James Vickery

2010

India

Case study

Microinsurance: A veritable product diversification option for microfinance institutions in Nigeria

Research Journal of Finance and Accounting

Ikechukwu Acha, Mfon Sampson Ukpong

2012

Nigeria

Article

Microinsurance: Analysis of Outstanding Experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean

Fides

Andrea Luz, Luisa Fernanda Montoya

2011

Regional focus

Case study

Microinsurance: Does traditional regulation apply?

Philippine Institute for Development Studies

Gilbert Llanto, Ma. Piedad Geron, Joselito Almario

2008

Philippines

Note

Microinsurance: Good to great opportunity

ICICI Lombard- General Insurance

Rakesh Jain

2010

India

Presentation

Microinsurance: Innovations in low-cost health insurance

Micro Insurance Academy

David Dror, Ralf Rdermacheer, other.

2009

India

Article

Microinsurance: Issues, challenges and policy reforms: A Kenyan perspective

IRA

Sammy M. Makove

2009

Kenya

Presentation

Microinsurance: Risk protection for 4 billion people

Swiss Reinsurance Company

Amit Kalra

2010

Worldwide

Case study

Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

Planet Guarantee

2011

Worldwide

Case study

Microinsurance? Ensuring insurance for the most vulnerable

Försäkringstidskr

Johannes Brinkmann, Devendra Tak

2011

Worldwide

Note

Microseguros

Fasecolda

Roberto Junguito, Juan Manuel Restrepo, Alejandra González , Rebeca Herrera, Ana María Rojas

2007

Colombia

Presentation

Microseguros: Marco regulatorio de la superintendencia de banca, seguros y AFP

Superintendence of Banking, Insurance and Private Pensions Funds Administrators

Armando Cáceres Valderrama

2009

Peru

Presentation

Microseguros: una estrategia para reducir la pobreza

Fasecolda

2007

Colombia

Article

Needs assessment and feasability study on disaster microinsurance: Empirical findings from four provinces in Indonesia

GIZ, Munich Re Group

Till Heydel, Gabriele Ramm Suanne Ruff, Mario Wilhelm

2007

Indonesia

Report

Opportunities for insurance inclusion in Nigeria

Cenfri

Mia de Vos, Christine Hougaard, Anja Smith

2011

Nigeria

Paper

Opportunities for microinsurance in Swaziland

Cenfri

Christine Hourgaard

2011

Swaziland

Presentation

Patterns of rainfall insurance participation in rural India

Xavier Gine, Robert Townsend, James Vickery

2007

India

Paper

PepsiCo contract farming in India, in The Potential for scale and sustainability in weather index insurance

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess, F. Rispoli

2010

India

Case study

Perceptions of (Micro)Insurance in Southern Ghana: The Role of Information and Peer Effects

German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Lena Giesbert, Susan Steiner

2011

Ghana

Paper

Perspectives des marchées d'assurance africains

CIMA

Jean Claude Ngbwa

2009

Regional focus

Article

Peru: Microinsurance paves the way for social protection in rural areas

ILO

2008

Peru

Article

Philippines country diagnostic: Making insurance markets work for the poor: Microinsurance policy, regulation and supervision. Philippines case study

A2I, Gates Foundation, IDRC, Cenfri

Gilberto M. Llanto, Maria Piedad Geron, oselito Almario

2008

Philippines

Case study

Piloting index-based livestock insurance in Mongolia

World Bank

Olivier Mahul, Jerry Skees

2006

Mongolia

Note

Practical experiences in improving afordability and delivery channels of weather index insurance for Kenyan smallholder farmers, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Rose Goslinga

2010

Kenya

Book

Pricing microinsurance products in Ethiopia

Milliman

Michael Weilant, Michael Witt

2011

Ethiopia

Article

Private volontary health insurance in development: Friend or foe?

World Bank

Alexander Preker, Richard Scheffler, Mark Bassett

2007

Worldwide

Book

Product and Delivery Regulation in Peru

Superintendence of Banking, Insurance and Private Pensions Funds Administrators

Armando Caceres

2010

Peru

Article

Project Swaziland- Management report

FinMark Trust

Corporate Research Consultancy

2011

Swaziland

Report

Promoting successful regulatory and supervory approches for increased access to insurance

CIC Kenya

Nelson C Kuria

2010

Kenya

Presentation

Protecting the poor - A microinsurance compendium

Munich Re Foundation, Microinsurance Network, ILO

Craig Churchill

2006

Worldwide

Book

Protecting the poor: A microinsurance compendium - Volume II

Munich Re Foundation, ILO

Craig Churchill

2012

Worldwide

Book

Protecting what our clients build: Microinsurance as the next step

Accion

2010

Colombia

Article

Reaching the client: Update on microinsurance innovation in South Africa

Cenfri

Anja Smith, Doubell Chamberlain, Christine Hougaard, Herman Smit, Joel Carlman

2010

South Africa

Paper

Regulating micoinsurance : A private sector view based on the Colombian experience

Fasecolda

Joberto Runguito

2007

Colombia

Presentation

Regulation and supervision of microfinance business in Ethiopia: Achievements, challenges and prospects

National Bank of Ethiopia

Yigrem Kassa

2010

Ethiopia

Paper

Regulation, supervision and policy issues for microinsurance in Brazil

SUSEP

Regina L. G. Simões

2009

Brazil

Presentation

Regulator to propose new rules on microinsurance in September

Business News Americas

2009

Peru

Article

Regulatory framework for microinsurance in the Philippines

The National Credit Council Secretariat, Department of Finance

2010

Philippines

Note

Resilience against disasters and microinsurance: Managing urban risks in Jakarta, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risks and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Mario Wilhelm

2010

Indonesia

Book

Risk preferences and demand for insurance under price uncertainty: An experimental approach for cocoa farmers in Côte d'Ivoire

ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility

Euphrasie B.H. Kouame and Aka Narcisse Komenan

2012

Ivory Coast

Case study

Risk, crop choice, and savings: Evidence from Tanzania, in Economic development and cultural change Vol 44(3)

University of Chicago Press

Stefan Dercon

1996

Tanzania

Article

Robust decision making for sustainable and scale drought Index-based microinsurance in Ethiopia: Reducing weather related disaster risk with rural agro-insurance, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster reduction

Global Risk Forum Davos

Jilian Dyszynski, Takeshi Takama

2010

Ethiopia

Book

Savings and insurance: A potential niche for Asian microinsurers investment

Asian Review

Sarah Bel, Lauren Peterson, Rob Rusconi

2011

Regional focus

Note

Savings in microinsurance: Lessons from India

ILO - Microinsurance Innovation Facility

Rob Rusconi

2012

India

Paper

Security at little cost: Microinsurance in financial systems development

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister, Brigitte Klein, Hendrik Denker

2009

Worldwide

Paper

Shock-coping and household finance in rural Vietnam: Evidence and some implications, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Niels Kemper, Rainer Klump

2010

Vietnam

Book

Social capital and microinsurance: Insights from the field evidence in India

Micro Insurance Academy

Iddo Dror

2007

India

Article

Social Networks and the Decision to Insure: Evidence from Randomized Experiments in China

World Bank Blogs

Jing Cai

2011

China

Article

South Africa consults for microinsurance

Tax-News.com

Lorys Charalambous

2011

South Africa

South Africa country diagnosis: Making insurance work for the poor: Microinsurance policy, regulation and supervision

A2I, Gates Foundation, IDRC, Cenfri

Hennie Bester, Doubell Chamberlain, Simon Hendrie, Tim Hobden, Christine Hougaard, Anja Smith

2008

South Africa

Case study

Taking the lead – Market stimulation through government involvement INDIA

IAIS

Arup Chatterjee

2010

India

Presentation

The demand for microinsurance in rural Ghana

German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Lena Giesbert

2008

Ghana

Report

The Financial Impact of Formal Health Insurance Schemes: Evidence from Uganda

Microfinance Gateway

CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance

2006

Uganda

Case study

The future of microinsurance regulation in South Africa

National Treasury Republic of South Africa

National Treasury Republic of South Africa

2008

South Africa

Paper

The Kenyan Insurer

The Association of Kenyan insurer

2009

Kenya

Report

The Kenyan microinsurance policy framework paper

Insurance Regulatory Authority and Kenya Vision 2030

n/a

2012

Kenya

Paper

The landscape and capacity of informal sector: aggregators as potential microinsurance delivery partners in Zambia

Fin Trust

Nathan De Assis, Alex Valeta

2010

Zambia

Report

The landscape of microinsurance in Africa

ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility

Michal Matul, Michael J. McCord, Caroline Phily, and Job Harms

2009

Regional Focus

Article

The landscape of microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean: A briefing note

Microinsurance Centre

Michael McCord, Clémence Tatin-Jaleran, Molly Ingram

2012

Regional Focus

Note

The microinsurance market in Argentina, in Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

Planet Guarantee

2011

Argentina

Case study

The microinsurance market in Colombia, in Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

Planet Guarantee

2011

Colombia

Case study

The microinsurance market in Egypt, in Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

2011

Egypt

Case study

The microinsurance market in Guatemala, in Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

Planet Guarantee

2011

Guatemala

Case study

The microinsurance market in Peru , in Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

Planet Guarantee

2011

Peru

Case study

The microinsurance market in Senegal, in Microinsurance: What do we know?

Planet Guarantee, FMO

2011

Senegal

Case study

The Philippines: Insuring a brighter future

Business World Online

Charles Colon

2011

Philippines

Article

The policy and regulatory approach in Ghana

NIC-National Insurance Commission

Nyamikeh Kyiamah

2010

Ghana

Presentation

The potential for scale and sustainability in weather index insurance for agricultural and rural livelihoods

IFAD, World Food Program

P. Hazell, J. Anderson, N. Balzer, A. Hastrup Clemmensen, U. Hess , F. Rispoli

2010

Worldwide

Report

The potential of weather index insurance for spurring a green revolution in Africa

GlobalAgRisk

Jerry R. Skees, Benjamin Collier

2008

Regional focus

Paper

The potential role of disaster insurance for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

Christian Aid, Climate and Disaster Governance

Rachele Pierro, Bina Desai

2011

Ethiopia

Paper

The pulse of a silently transforming India: A socio-economic profile of the micro(health) insurance target population

Asian Review

David Dror

2008

India

Paper

The role of cell captive Insurance in the development of the South African microinsurance sector

Cenfri, FinMark Trust

Derek Pead, Lynn Witten (Alchemy Consulting)

2010

South Africa

Case study

The South African microinsurance context

Cenfri, TrustMark, A2I

Doubell Chamberlain

2010

South Africa

Presentation

The South African microinsurance regulatory framework

National Treasury Republic of South Africa

National Treasury Republic of South Africa

2011

South Africa

Paper

The [past and] future of microinsurance regulation in South Africa

National Treasury Republic of South Africa

National Treasury Republic of South Africa

2010

South Africa

Presentation

Towards a strategy for microinsurance development in Zambia: A market and regulatory analysis

Cenfri, Fin Trust Zambia, ILO, UNCDF

Christine Hougaard, Doubell Chamberlain, Yoseph Aseffa

2009

Zambia

Report

Towards new methodology for microinsurance intermediation

G:ENESIS

Christine Hougaard, Doubell Chamberlain

2007

South Africa

Paper

Transforming community health funds in Tanzania into viable social health insurance scheme: The challenge ahead , in Improving access through effective health financing

Swiss THP

Manfred Stoermer, Ralf Radermacher, Mackenzie Vanderhyden

2011

Tanzania

Book

Uganda country diagnosis: Making insurance work for the poor: Microinsurance policy, regulation and supervision

A2I, Gates Foundation, IDRC, Cenfri

Anja Smith, Simon Hendrie, Hennie Bester, Marx Rukondo

2008

Uganda

Case study

Understanding the context is understanding the impact: Evidence from a qualitative microinsurance impact survey in Indonesia, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Martin Hintz

2010

Indonesia

Book

Using irrigation insurance to improve water usage of the Rio Mayo irrigation system in Northwestern Mexico

Elsevier

Leiva, Akssell J., Skees, Jerry R.

2008

Mexico

Article

Weather indices for designing microinsurance products for small-holder farmers in the Tropics

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture

Jacqueline Díaz Nieto, Myles Fisher, Simon Cook, Peter Läderach, Mark Lundy

2012

Nicaragua

Article

What’s the future of microinsurance in China?

Milliman

Lisa Morgan, Ruchard Lord

2011

China

Article

Willingness to pay for health insurance among rural and poor persons: Field evidence from seven micro health insurance units in India

Health Policy

David Dror, Ralf Radermacher, Ruth Koren

2007

India

Case study

Zurich Bolivia: Demonstrating key microinsurance success factors, in Microinsurance: An innovative tool for risk and disaster management

Global Risk Forum Davos

Craig Churchill and Raymond Risler

2010

Bolivia

Case study

Zurich Bolivia: Partnerships for Success

ILO, Zurich Bolivia

Craig Churchill and Hugo de Grandchant

2007

Bolivia

Case study

“Pure” Intentions and Practice: Challenges and Good Practices in Consumer Protection in Microinsurance

Microinsurance Network,GIZ, BMZ, Future-Makers.

Emily Zimmerman, Barbara Magnoni, Andrea Camargo.

2013

Colombia

Guideline

“Pure” Intentions and Practice: Challenges and Good Practices in Consumer Protection in Microinsurance

Microinsurance Network, GIZ, BMZ, Future-Makers.

Emily Zimmerman, Barbara Magnoni, Andrea Camargo.

2013

Philippines

Guideline