Temperature and Economic Choices
Last registered on September 13, 2017

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Temperature and Economic Choices
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0001361
Initial registration date
June 20, 2016
Last updated
September 13, 2017 1:29 AM EDT
Location(s)

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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Norwegian School of Economics and IIES
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of California, Berkeley
PI Affiliation
University of California, Berkeley
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2017-09-25
End date
2018-03-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This document describes the design and analysis plan for a project in Nairobi, Kenya, and in Berkeley, United States. We aim to study the causal effect of temperature on
individual decision-making.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Almas, Ingvild, Maximilian Auffhammer and Edward Andrew Miguel. 2017. "Temperature and Economic Choices." AEA RCT Registry. September 13. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/1361/history/21380
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2017-09-25
Intervention End Date
2018-03-31
Outcomes
Outcomes (end points)
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Randomization Unit
See attached document
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Sample size: planned number of observations
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Kenya Medical Research Institute
IRB Approval Date
2017-07-27
IRB Approval Number
572
IRB Name
Committee for protection of human subjects
IRB Approval Date
2017-09-05
IRB Approval Number
2017-03-9674
IRB Name
Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Busara Center
IRB Approval Date
2015-07-24
IRB Approval Number
MSU/DRPC/MUERC/00011/13