The Coarseness of Moral Language

Last registered on September 29, 2023

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
The Coarseness of Moral Language
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0010740
Initial registration date
January 10, 2023

Initial registration date is when the trial was registered.

It corresponds to when the registration was submitted to the Registry to be reviewed for publication.

First published
January 23, 2023, 8:04 AM EST

First published corresponds to when the trial was first made public on the Registry after being reviewed.

Last updated
September 29, 2023, 4:04 AM EDT

Last updated is the most recent time when changes to the trial's registration were published.

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
LMU M√ľnchen

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
Completed
Start date
2023-01-11
End date
2023-07-31
Secondary IDs
Prior work
This trial does not extend or rely on any prior RCTs.
Abstract
This project studies how the coarseness of moral categories affects moral behavior.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Reichel, Friederike. 2023. "The Coarseness of Moral Language." AEA RCT Registry. September 29. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.10740-1.1
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
In order to avoid experimenter demand effects, we describe the study in the pre-analysis plan that will not become public until after the experiment is over.
Intervention Start Date
2023-01-11
Intervention End Date
2023-07-31

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
See the pre-analysis plan for more information.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
In order to avoid experimenter demand effects, we describe the study in the pre-analysis plan that will not become public until after the experiment is over.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Computerized randomization
Randomization Unit
Individual level
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
240 individuals
Sample size: planned number of observations
240 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
120 individuals by treatment arm
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Ethics Committee of LMU Department of Economics
IRB Approval Date
2022-11-04
IRB Approval Number
N/A
Analysis Plan

Analysis Plan Documents

CML_PAP

MD5: e73237143b5c1c0d197bd0011faffc8c

SHA1: 27dd617926dc53b7df753ec0b1a8fceb2f90694a

Uploaded At: January 10, 2023

Post-Trial

Post Trial Information

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Intervention

Is the intervention completed?
No
Data Collection Complete
Yes
Data Collection Completion Date
Final Sample Size: Number of Clusters (Unit of Randomization)
Was attrition correlated with treatment status?
Final Sample Size: Total Number of Observations
Final Sample Size (or Number of Clusters) by Treatment Arms
Data Publication

Data Publication

Is public data available?
No

Program Files

Program Files
Reports, Papers & Other Materials

Relevant Paper(s)

Reports & Other Materials