This paper, A framework for examining women’s economic empowerment in collective enterprises, examines the causal linkages between women’s collective enterprise interventions and women's econoDang, A, Barooah, B, Kejriwal, K, Aggarwal, R, Banerjee, S, A framework for examining women’s economic empowerment in collective Enterprises. 3ie Working Paper 52. New Delhi: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)mic empowerment, as well as enterprise performance. This paper will be useful for decision-makers and practitioners in establishing monitoring and evaluation systems for similar projects. It can also be used by researchers in this field to develop research tools and identify key gaps in research. The content of this paper is the sole responsibility of the authors and does not represent the opinions of 3ie, its donors or its board of commissioners. Any errors and omissions are also the sole responsibility of the authors. All affiliations of the authors listed on the title page are those that were in effect at the time the paper was accepted. Please direct any comments or queries to Aastha Dang (email@example.com). This paper is a part of 3ie’s Swashakt evidence program supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A complete listing of 3ie’s donors is on the 3ie website.