Pressures from peers and spouses and self-control problems as constraints to microenterprise growth: Experimental evidence from Pakistan
Farah Said, Lahore School of Economics
Uzma Afzal, Lahore School of Economics/Nottingham University
Marcel Fafchamps, Stanford
Giovanna d'Adda, Politecnico di Milano
This study will assess the role of self-control problems and peer pressures on take-up and use of a financial product by female micro-entrepreneurs in Pakistan, by combining laboratory and field experiments. This project is funded by the IGC. Pilots for this study were conducted in April, 2015.