5.5.2.2. IA India

The Growth-oriented Micro-Enterprise Development (GMED) India Program is a three-year (extendable to a fourth-year) project with the goal of developing sustainable institutions and policies that will enable (MSEs) to grow into larger businesses and thus increase employment opportunities, thereby increasing employment opportunities in India.

Impact Assessment Overview

The Private Sector Development Impact Assessment Initiative selected the GMED Project to participate in a longitudinal, quasi-experimental, and mixed-method impact assessment. A sample of project clients and a comparison group of non-clients will be surveyed twice, with an anticipated two-year interval between surveys. The surveys will be supplemented by qualitative research consisting primarily of focus group discussions and key informant interviews.