Leppert, Gerald (2016). Social Risk Management Strategies and Health Risk Exposure – Insights and Evidence from Ghana and Malawi. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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Abstract

Risk exposure is a major cause of poverty, deprivation and persistent vulnerability worldwide. This volume analyzes individuals' and households' responses to a variety of risks, with an emphasis on health risks. The study adapts the Social Risk Management (SRM) conceptual framework and extends it considerably for academic inquiry. Using household data from Ghana and Malawi, empirical evidence is provided on the complex relationship between high risk exposure and the application of proactive and reactive SRM strategies (incl. health insurance), showing their specific contributions to risk management. // The PhD thesis has been published as monography in the series "Social Protection in Health - Challenges, Needs and Solutions in International Health Care Financing" at LIT-publisher. URL: http://lit-verlag.de/isbn/3-643-90642-7 // Die Dissertation ist als Monographie in der Reihe "Social Protection in Health - Challenges, Needs and Solutions in International Health Care Financing" des LIT-Verlages erschienen. URL: http://lit-verlag.de/isbn/3-643-90642-7

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Leppert, Geraldgerald.leppert <ät> gmx.deUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-65399
Series Name: Social Protection in Health
Publisher: LIT-Verlag
ISBN: 978-3-643-90642-7
Volume: 2
Subjects: Social sciences
Political science
Economics
Medical sciences Medicine
Uncontrolled Keywords:
KeywordsLanguage
Risk managementEnglish
Developing countriesEnglish
Health financingEnglish
Economic developmentEnglish
AfricaEnglish
RiskEnglish
Household surveyEnglish
GhanaEnglish
MalawiEnglish
Health risksEnglish
Quantitative analysisEnglish
Development aidEnglish
Low-income countriesEnglish
Social risk managementEnglish
Health insuranceEnglish
Health systemEnglish
Faculty: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences > Seminar für Genossenschaftswesen
Language: English
Date: 1 January 2016
Date of oral exam: 28 January 2015
Referee:
NameAcademic Title
Rösner, Hans JürgenProf. Dr.
Fuchs, MartinaProf. Dr.
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Refereed: Yes
URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/6539

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