Evaluation of Information Provision on Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act Decisions

Last registered on October 17, 2016

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Evaluation of Information Provision on Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act Decisions
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0001683
Initial registration date
October 17, 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
October 17, 2016, 8:08 AM EDT

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

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
United States Military Academy

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
University of Virginia
PI Affiliation
United States Military Academy

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2016-10-17
End date
2018-04-16
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This study will investigate how different types of messaging can be used to improve soldier’s take-up of Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA) benefits. We will examine the impact of messaging on credit outcomes including interest rates, credit card debt, and overall debt.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
, , Richard Patterson and William Skimmyhorn. 2016. "Evaluation of Information Provision on Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act Decisions." AEA RCT Registry. October 17. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.1683
Former Citation
, , Richard Patterson and William Skimmyhorn. 2016. "Evaluation of Information Provision on Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act Decisions." AEA RCT Registry. October 17. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/1683/history/11233
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
See Attached Analysis Plan
Intervention Start Date
2016-10-17
Intervention End Date
2017-04-17

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
Interest rates, credit card debt, and overall debt.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
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Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
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Randomization Unit
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Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
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Sample size: planned number of observations
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Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
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Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
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IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
USMA Human Subjects Research Protection Program
IRB Approval Date
2015-12-07
IRB Approval Number
16-35 Skimmyhorn-Castleman-Patterson
Analysis Plan

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Post-Trial

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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
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