social_insure data contains data from Jai, De Janvry, and Saoudlet (2015) on a two-round social network-based experiment on getting farmers to get insurance. See the paper for more details.
A data frame with 1410 rows and 13 variables
Whether farmer ended up purchasing insurance. (1 = yes)
Household Characteristics - Age
Household Characteristics - Household Size
Area of Rice Production
Perceived Probability of Disasters Next Year
Household Caracteristics: Gender of Household Head (1 = male)
"Default option" in experimental format assigned to. (1 = default is to buy, 0 = default is to not buy)
Whether or not was assigned to "intensive" experimental session (1 = yes)
Risk aversion measurement
1 = literate, 0 = illiterate
Takeup rate prior to experiment
This data is used in the Instrumental Variables chapter of The Effect.
Cai, J., De Janvry, A. and Sadoulet, E., 2015. Social networks and the decision to insure. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 7(2), pp.81-108.
Huntington-Klein. 2021. The Effect: An Introduction to Research Design and Causality. https://theeffectbook.net.