Control Over Assets

Control Over Assets is based on a single item that asks women about their financial independence from other individuals in the household. This measure was included as part of The Status of Women Survey, which aims to capture individual experiences of empowerment after participation in a microcredit program. The survey was conducted by the Asian Development Bank in 2006.

Short Measure Multi-Country

ITEMS:

1. When you want or need to buy things like food or clothing for yourself or your family, which of the following answers best describes your situation after joining the program for the last 4 years?

Response options:*
No answer
You have your own money so you can usually buy what you need
You occasionally have to get the money from your husband or someone else in the household
You always have to get the money from your husband or someone else in the household
Don’t know
Not applicable

* Numeric codes for the Response Options above were not provided in the original report.

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Bangladesh
Philippines
Uzbekistan

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Asian Development Bank. (2007). Effect of Microfinance Operations on Poor Rural Households and the Status of Women. https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/evaluation-document/35432/files/sst-reg-2007-19.pdf

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

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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