This plan outlines the hypotheses to be tested and specifications to be
used in the analysis of the take-up of and impact of macroeconomic shock
insurance on microentrepreneurs in Egypt.
The plan is outlined as follows: Section 2 describes the intervention;
Section 3 reviews the motivation for the study, sample selection, and
data sources; Section 4 details the sample population’s characteristics;
Section 5 outlines hypotheses for loan take-up and insurance take-up;
Section 6 outlines hypotheses for short term and state dependent
outcomes; Section 7 outlines other pre-analysis specifications; Appendix
I provides additional details on the balance of the evaluation sample at
baseline; Appendix II articulates the feasibility of future scale-up.
The questionnaire (in Excel format) used in the initial market research
survey is also attached.
Groh, M.; McKenzie, D.; Vishwanath, T. Economic Protection Program: Pre-Analysis Plan. (2012) 17 pp.