Malawi Impact Survey

Sample Size:2,006
Coverage:Three districts in Central Malawi
Collection Dates:Late Jan - Early April of 2008 and 2010
Panel: Yes
Executing Agency: IRIS Center
Access Policy: Available for free use by the public
Other surveys for this country: Financial Diaries survey (2008 to 2009)
Comments:This survey was done as part of the Financial Services Assessment project.

Description of Dataset

As part of the Financial Services Assessment project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the IRIS center conducted an impact evaluation of a BMGF funded project aimed to increase access to formal financial institutions of rural households in Central Malawi. Panel data were gathered from a survey of 2,006 households during 2008 and 2010. See below for details.


Requesting Data

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This agreement allows us to know who is using our data and the types of studies being done by users. By filling out this form, you not only comply with the agreements reached by all parties in implementing the survey, but also help us to keep you informed about any additional information related to the survey.

Once you have submitted the form, you will receive instructions to download the data from us.