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Innovaciones financieras para adaptación al riesgo climático: el caso de las coberturas basadas en índices

Thomasz, Esteban Otto and Casparri, María Teresa (2015): Innovaciones financieras para adaptación al riesgo climático: el caso de las coberturas basadas en índices.

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Abstract

The aim of this work is to present an exploratory synthesis of international experience related to index-based insurance, in order to assess their potential applicability as adaptation to climate risk in the case of countries dependent of agriculture. It will attempt to define the particular engineering these instruments , define its main characteristics, identify their advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional insurance; and from the study of international experience analyze the feasibility of implementing this tool . This line of research aims to identify the challenges faced by countries in developing for the implementation of these instruments.

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