Inflation Information and Consumption: RCT Experiment using Bank Account Transaction Data

Last registered on December 06, 2023

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Inflation Information and Consumption: RCT Experiment using Bank Account Transaction Data
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0012631
Initial registration date
November 29, 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
December 06, 2023, 8:19 AM EST

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

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Primary Investigator

Affiliation
Waseda University

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2024-03-01
End date
2024-03-15
Secondary IDs
Prior work
This trial does not extend or rely on any prior RCTs.
Abstract
This study aims to analyze whether and to what extent randomized information provision on inflation affects individuals' behaviors.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Ueda, Kozo. 2023. "Inflation Information and Consumption: RCT Experiment using Bank Account Transaction Data." AEA RCT Registry. December 06. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.12631-1.0
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
three different kinds of information on inflation is provided
Intervention Start Date
2024-03-01
Intervention End Date
2024-03-15

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
consumption
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
We will send a survey to bank account holders, in which three different kinds of information on inflation is provided.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
randomized information provision on inflation
Randomization Unit
bank account holders (individuals)
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
1000s bank account holders (individuals)
Sample size: planned number of observations
bank account holders (individuals)
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
300s bank account holders (individuals) for each treatment
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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