Beliefs about Effectiveness and Political Activism: Evidence From a Field Experiment
Last registered on September 08, 2017

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Beliefs about Effectiveness and Political Activism: Evidence From a Field Experiment
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0002417
Initial registration date
September 08, 2017
Last updated
September 08, 2017 4:01 PM EDT
Location(s)

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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
University of Oxford
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of Konstanz
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2017-09-08
End date
2017-09-24
Secondary IDs
Abstract
See preanalysis plan.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Hensel, Lukas and Anselm Rink. 2017. "Beliefs about Effectiveness and Political Activism: Evidence From a Field Experiment." AEA RCT Registry. September 08. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/2417/history/21298
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
We provide information about the effectiveness of canvassing to political activists.
Intervention Start Date
2017-09-08
Intervention End Date
2017-09-09
Outcomes
Outcomes (end points)
Canvassing intentions and actual effort.
Outcomes (explanation)
see preanalysis plan.
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
See preanalysis plan.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Ongoing by computer.
Randomization Unit
none
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
See PAP.
Sample size: planned number of observations
individual
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
see PAP
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES INTER-DIVISIONAL RESEARCH ETHICS COMMITTEE
IRB Approval Date
2017-07-25
IRB Approval Number
R52651/RE001