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An experiment on efficiency-seeking behavior and its determinants
Last registered on March 03, 2016

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
An experiment on efficiency-seeking behavior and its determinants
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0001096
Initial registration date
March 03, 2016
Last updated
March 03, 2016 12:10 PM EST
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
Norwegian School of Economics
PI Affiliation
Norwegian School of Economics
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2016-03-03
End date
2016-12-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
The present project investigates efficiency-seeking behavior and its determinants in dictator games. Participants will make one (between-person design) or two (within-person design) distributive decisions from a stakeholder or a spectator perspective.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Cappelen, Alexander, Ruben Habex and Bertil Tungodden. 2016. "An experiment on efficiency-seeking behavior and its determinants." AEA RCT Registry. March 03. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.1096-1.0.
Former Citation
Cappelen, Alexander et al. 2016. "An experiment on efficiency-seeking behavior and its determinants." AEA RCT Registry. March 03. http://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/1096/history/7113.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2016-03-03
Intervention End Date
2016-03-12
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
See Pre-Analysis Plan
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
See Pre-Analysis Plan
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Randomization done by a computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
500 Individuals
Sample size: planned number of observations
600 Distributive decisions
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
100 Individuals in every treatment arm. In 4 treatment arms participants each make 1 distributive decision. In 1 treatment arm participants each make 2 distributive decisions.
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
IRB Approval Date
IRB Approval Number
Analysis Plan

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Post Trial Information
Study Withdrawal
Intervention
Is the intervention completed?
No
Is data collection complete?
Data Publication
Data Publication
Is public data available?
No
Program Files
Program Files
Reports, Papers & Other Materials
Relevant Paper(s)
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