Temperature and Economic Choices

Last registered on September 19, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Temperature and Economic Choices
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0001361
Initial registration date
June 20, 2016
Last updated
September 19, 2020, 3:26 AM EDT

Locations

Region
Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
IIES, Stockholm University

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
University of California, Berkeley
PI Affiliation
University of California, Berkeley

Additional Trial Information

Status
Completed
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 Miguel. 2020. "Temperature and Economic Choices." AEA RCT Registry. September 19. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.1361-5.1
Former Citation
Almas, Ingvild et al. 2020. "Temperature and Economic Choices." AEA RCT Registry. September 19. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/1361/history/76182
Sponsors & Partners

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Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2017-09-25
Intervention End Date
2018-03-31

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
Please see the full pre-analysis plan (separate document).
Experimental Design Details
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
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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
Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Busara Center
IRB Approval Date
2015-07-24
IRB Approval Number
MSU/DRPC/MUERC/00011/13
IRB Name
Committee for protection of human subjects
IRB Approval Date
2017-09-05
IRB Approval Number
2017-03-9674
IRB Name
Kenya Medical Research Institute
IRB Approval Date
2017-07-27
IRB Approval Number
572
Analysis Plan

Analysis Plan Documents

Pre-analysis plan for first pilot in Kenya

MD5: ad77a18f1aefc385c7c06e65b5f22dfe

SHA1: 4f39b5dca38fd542f41c1c13d11208462a491476

Uploaded At: June 20, 2016

Pre-analysis plan for main experiment

MD5: 554a94d7c131b90653ce358fc9b0c464

SHA1: 50d9c5e0d1a1f992a1199d5e0b13ef993182c34b

Uploaded At: September 13, 2017

Amendments to Pre-Analysis Plan after the pilot

MD5: ac189600b7f1ec8ba2e134f98972f6f7

SHA1: 735c0f8a0498bb14bf49e528c84231bef04f15d0

Uploaded At: September 25, 2017

Amendments to Pre-Analysis Plan after the pilot

MD5: ac189600b7f1ec8ba2e134f98972f6f7

SHA1: 735c0f8a0498bb14bf49e528c84231bef04f15d0

Uploaded At: September 25, 2017

Addendum to pre-analysis plan

MD5: 2fb6be9d666789de0842cfdeaff0506e

SHA1: 413572b7889d3bf340b7b31461876b7dc1f928cf

Uploaded At: February 07, 2018

Addendum to pre-analysis plan

MD5: 2fb6be9d666789de0842cfdeaff0506e

SHA1: 413572b7889d3bf340b7b31461876b7dc1f928cf

Uploaded At: February 07, 2018

Post-Trial

Post Trial Information

Study Withdrawal

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Intervention

Is the intervention completed?
No
Data Collection Complete
Data Publication

Data Publication

Is public data available?
No

Program Files

Program Files
Reports, Papers & Other Materials

Relevant Paper(s)

Reports & Other Materials