Financial Engineering for Low-Income Households
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    Financial Engineering for Low-Income Households (English, Hardcover)

    Financial Engineering for Low-Income Households  (English, Hardcover)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • ISBN: 9788132109716, 8132109716
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    Financial Engineering for Low-Income Households is an edited compilation of articles that focus on using financial engineering a multidisciplinary field that uses technical methods from the fields of finance, mathematics and economics to design financial services for low-income households. The book aims to provide an understanding of the various risk–reward trade-offs facing low-income households and how principles of financial engineering can be best applied to understand and manage the complete suite of financial and non-financial assets, including human capital, insurance, annuities and loans.

    This compilation connects the fundamental concepts in finance and financial engineering with the relatively new field of financial services delivery to low-income households. Its applied nature will help the reader grasp the implications of theoretical principles in finance on practical product-design considerations. It has several illustrations, caselets, and exercises to facilitate learning and in order to develop a full understanding of the underlying concepts.

    The book will be a valuable tool for students and practitioners interested in the design and delivery of financial services to low-income households.

    Table of Contents
    Foreword
    Preface
    I: INTRODUCTION

    • Universalizing Complete Access to Finance: Key Conceptual Issues

    II: BUILDING BLOCKS OF FINANCIAL ENGINEERING

    • Probability Distributions
    • Preference Theory
    • Asset Allocation, Portfolio Choice, and Capital Asset Pricing Model
    • Basics of Credit Risk

    III: APPLICATIONS OF FINANCIAL ENGINEERING

    • Human Capital
    • Life and Personal Accident Insurance
    • Health Risk and Financing
    • Longevity Risk
    • Livestock Risk and Insurance
    • Rainfall Risk and Insurance
    • Lending to Low-Income Households and Enterprises
    • Commodity Price Risk and Financing

    CASE STUDY

    • Comprehensive Financial Plan for Jaya’s Household

    Appendices
    Index

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      • SAGE India
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    • Length
      • 5.5 in
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    Useful for practitioners and development professionals.

    India is a country where 40% of its population- mostly low-income households- are still unbanked. This book talks about reaching out to those low-income households, understanding their needs, and design products that cater the needs of the poor. What I really like about this book is that it does not only focus on financial aspect, but looks at the overall livelihoods of the poor, and how financial products should be designed to enhance the livelihoods of the poor. I particularly like the cas...
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    Excellent Initiative

    Kudos !!! to Ms.Bindu Ananth , Mr. Amit Shah and all team members for bringing in such a insightful book for bottom of the pyramid segment which is highly appreciable. It is very important milestone in bringing in product innovation in micro finance industry which is need of the hour and highly required.
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