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Temperature and Economic Choices

Last registered on June 20, 2016

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Temperature and Economic Choices
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0001361
Initial registration date
June 20, 2016

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
June 20, 2016, 10:23 AM EDT

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

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
IIES, Stockholm University

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2016-06-27
End date
2016-07-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This document describes the design and analysis plan for a pilot experiment at the Busara
Center in Nairobi, summer 2016. The plan is to pilot a study on how temperature affects
behavior and economic decision making.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Almas, Ingvild. 2016. "Temperature and Economic Choices." AEA RCT Registry. June 20. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.1361
Former Citation
Almas, Ingvild and Ingvild Almas. 2016. "Temperature and Economic Choices." AEA RCT Registry. June 20. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/1361/history/76182
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2016-06-27
Intervention End Date
2016-07-31

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?
No

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
Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Busara Center
IRB Approval Date
2015-07-24
IRB Approval Number
MSU/DRPC/MUERC/00011/13
Analysis Plan

Analysis Plan Documents

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