Replication data for: The Impacts of Microfinance: Evidence from Joint-Liability Lending in Mongolia

Ralph De Haas, Heike Harmgart, Orazio Attanasio, Britta Augsburg & Emla Fitzsimons
We present evidence from a randomized field experiment in rural Mongolia to assess the poverty impacts of a joint-liability microcredit program targeted at women. We find a positive impact of access to group loans on female entrepreneurship and household food consumption but not on total working hours or income in the household. A simultaneously introduced individual-liability microcredit program delivers no significant poverty impacts. Additional results on informal transfers to families and friends suggest that joint...
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