Formalizing the Informal Insurance Inherent in Migration: Exploring the Potential Links between Migration, Remittances and Microinsurance

Mar 01, 2011 | J. Powers, B. Magnoni, E. Zimmerman | ILO, Microinsurance Innovation Facility

This paper explores the existing and potential links between migration, remittances and insurance. It provides a mapping of migration-linked microinsurance products, a framework for how to think about them, and an outline of the opportunities and challenges for microinsurers interested in developing products for this market segment.