Paraguay rural women

Survey Type

IGC/IPA Survey on Firms, Workers, and Farmers



Date of data collection

June to mid-July 2020




Nathan Fiala (UConn) and Lise Masselus (RWI Essen)

Survey organisation

Innovations for Poverty Action

Number of observations


This dataset contains information on 1,366 women in rural Paraguay. Respondents to the survey are women who either have a self-employed business or intend to start one. All respondents have expressed an interest in receiving a business loan.

This sample is not representative for the country/district/village. The sample consists of a very select group of people applying for microfinance. The 1,366 respondents represent 68.30% of the full study sample

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