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What Motivates Political Activists? Evidence From a Field Experiment
Last registered on July 17, 2018

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
What Motivates Political Activists? Evidence From a Field Experiment
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0002358
Initial registration date
July 28, 2017
Last updated
July 17, 2018 1:38 AM EDT
Location(s)
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
University of Oxford
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of Konstanz
Additional Trial Information
Status
Completed
Start date
2017-07-28
End date
2017-09-23
Secondary IDs
Abstract
See pre-analysis plan.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Hensel, Lukas and Anselm Rink. 2018. "What Motivates Political Activists? Evidence From a Field Experiment." AEA RCT Registry. July 17. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.2358-2.0.
Former Citation
Hensel, Lukas, Lukas Hensel and Anselm Rink. 2018. "What Motivates Political Activists? Evidence From a Field Experiment." AEA RCT Registry. July 17. http://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/2358/history/31833.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2017-07-28
Intervention End Date
2017-09-23
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
self-reported and behavioral canvassing effort.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
See preanalysis plan.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Randomized by online survey platform.
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
None
Sample size: planned number of observations
roughly 8000
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
2000
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES INTER-DIVISIONAL RESEARCH ETHICS COMMITTEE
IRB Approval Date
2017-07-25
IRB Approval Number
R52651/RE001
Analysis Plan
Analysis Plan Documents
Pre-analysis plan

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SHA1: 51945a7695457beefca9fb10a5142658ce3bbd51

Uploaded At: July 28, 2017

Post-Trial
Post Trial Information
Study Withdrawal
Intervention
Is the intervention completed?
No
Is 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