Household Decision Making Power

Household Decision Making Power is a 7-item measure that comes from Conditional Cash Transfer Program (CCTP) JUNTOS in Peru. This measure asks individuals about their household decision making power with respect to income, household expenses, job acquisition, cooking, and permission to leave the house.

ITEMS:

1. Could you please tell me who primarily decides how to spend the money you earn?
2. Could you tell me who primarily decides how to spend the money your husband/partner earns?
3. When decisions are made concerning the household's minor expenses (day-to-day expenditure such as meals, or any small expense), who normally decides what is done?
4. When decisions are made concerning the household's major expenses (purchasing livestock, house improvement, buying an asset), who normally decides what is done?
5. When decisions are made concerning which job to pursue, who normally decides what is done?
6. When decisions are made concerning which food to cook on a day-to-day basis, who normally decides what is done?
7. When decisions are made concerning permission to go out, who normally decides what is done?

Response Options:
You alone
Your husband/partner alone
You and your husband/partner or another family member
Someone else decides

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Peru

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Martínez-Restrepo, S., Ramos-Jaimes, L., Espino, A., Valdivia, M., & Cueva, J. Y. (2017). Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment: Critical Lessons from South America. Libros Fedesarrollo. Retrieved July 9, 2020, from https://www.repository.fedesarrollo.org.co/handle/11445/3482

Pyschometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

Low

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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