The new book “A Practical Guide to Impact Assessments in Microinsurance” is the result of the work of the Microinsurance Network Impact Working Group in collaboration with 25 authors, and aims to guide donors and policy makers, academic scholars, and microinsurance practitioners in designing and carrying out high quality impact evaluations in microinsurance.
Microinsurance is a fast-growing sector providing innovative tools for risk protection of low income people. Impact evaluations are key to gaining more insight into the effects of microinsurance and the underlying causal relationships which can help optimise microinsurance schemes in future, improving their success, and ultimately contribute to the welfare of the poor.
Acknowledgments, table of content and foreword
Chapter 1 - Introduction to impact assessments in microinsurance
Chapter 2 - What is microinsurance?
|Chapter 3 - Why and how does impact happen?|
An overview of the theory of change set to answer the questions of why and how impact occurs.
Chapter 4 - What can we learn from impact assessments?
Chapter 5 - Experimental designs
Chapter 6 - Non-experimental methodologies for quantitative analysis
Chapter 7 - Qualitative designs
Chapter 8 - The case of mixed methods for impact evaluation in microinsurance
Chapter 9 - Defining indicators for impact assessments
Chapter 10 - Core outcomes, impacts and indicators for microinsurance
Chapter 11 - Operationalising impact evaluation: from theory to practice
Chapter 12 - Drawing conclusions
Chapter 13 - Reporting and disseminating findings
Chapter 14 - Systematic reviews
Appendix 1 - Guidelines for indicators
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Microinsurance Network and Micro Insurance Academy