Rural Banks Can Reduce Poverty: Experimental Evidence from 870 Indian Villages - Daily Consumption Survey

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Pande, Rohini, Giorgia Barboni and Erica Field (2022). Replication materials for, Rural Banks Can Reduce Poverty: Experimental Evidence from 870 Indian Villages. ISPS Data Archive.


Rohini Pande, Giorgia Barboni, Erica Field

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Field Date: 
Location details: 
Tamil Nadu, India
Unit of observation: 
Household: unit
Sample size: 
1224 Households
Household head and the spouse of the household head were interviewed
Randomization procedure: 
Pairing comparable service pairs (using a minimum distance matching algorithm) and randomizing which service area receives the KGFS branch
Expansion of banking services
Treatment administration: 
Kshetriya Gramin Financial Services (KGFS, now Dvara KGFS)
Outcome measures: 
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