Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey: Savings and Borrowings uses 3 self-reported items from the 2016 Jordan Labor Market Survey, which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Jordan. This measure captures aspects around loans. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.
1. Did you apply for any formal loans during the past 12 months?
2. Why did you borrow (or try to borrow) the money? Provide both primary and secondary reason.
To fund a non-farm enterprise
To fund an agricultural enterprise / project
To buy a car
To buy a house
A medical Emergency
Loss of job
Not applicable (secondary reason only)
3. Who did you borrow from? Mention the two most important sources.
Local money lenders
Not applicable (secondary source only)
Jordan Labor Market Survey. (2016). Individual Questionnaire. http://www.erfdataportal.com/index.php/catalog/139
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