Behavioral barriers to energy efficiency adoption in Kenya: evidence from cookstoves

Last registered on August 22, 2022

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Behavioral barriers to energy efficiency adoption in Kenya: evidence from cookstoves
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0002484
Initial registration date
September 29, 2017

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 02, 2017, 9:43 AM EDT

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

Last updated
August 22, 2022, 11:34 AM EDT

Last updated is the most recent time when changes to the trial's registration were published.

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Primary Investigator

Affiliation
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
University of Chicago

Additional Trial Information

Status
On going
Start date
2017-10-01
End date
2022-12-31
Secondary IDs
Prior work
This trial is based on or builds upon one or more prior RCTs.
Abstract
See http://www.susannaberkouwer.com/files/theme/BerkouwerJMP.pdf for abstract of Berkouwer & Dean (2022), which presents finding from the 2019 RCT.

See the 2022 Pre-Analysis Plan for detail on the 3-year follow up in 2022, focused on health impacts.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Berkouwer, Susanna and Joshua Dean. 2022. "Behavioral barriers to energy efficiency adoption in Kenya: evidence from cookstoves." AEA RCT Registry. August 22. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.2484
Former Citation
Berkouwer, Susanna and Joshua Dean. 2022. "Behavioral barriers to energy efficiency adoption in Kenya: evidence from cookstoves." AEA RCT Registry. August 22. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/2484/history/153724
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Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
See http://www.susannaberkouwer.com/files/theme/BerkouwerJMP.pdf for details of Berkouwer & Dean (2022), which presents finding from the 2019 RCT.

See the 2022 Pre-Analysis Plan for details on the 3-year follow up in 2022, focused on health impacts.
Intervention Start Date
2019-03-01
Intervention End Date
2022-12-31

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
See http://www.susannaberkouwer.com/files/theme/BerkouwerJMP.pdf for details of Berkouwer & Dean (2022), which presents finding from the 2019 RCT.

See the 2022 Pre-Analysis Plan for details on the 3-year follow up in 2022, focused on health impacts.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
See http://www.susannaberkouwer.com/files/theme/BerkouwerJMP.pdf for details of Berkouwer & Dean (2022), which presents finding from the 2019 RCT.

See the 2022 Pre-Analysis Plan for details on the 3-year follow up in 2022, focused on health impacts.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Randomization done in office by a computer.
Randomization Unit
Household.
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
1,000
Sample size: planned number of observations
1,000
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
500 cookstove adopters and 500 non-adopters.
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Committee for Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) at UC Berkeley
IRB Approval Date
2018-05-15
IRB Approval Number
2017-11-10534
Analysis Plan

Analysis Plan Documents

BerkouwerDean2019_PAP_20190423.pdf

MD5: a94de01d2899fd1b384d4097cc8753bf

SHA1: 9cbe5c5d97c466e84323e3fc9e6f1d62f3afa7a4

Uploaded At: July 17, 2019

BerkouwerDean_JDEPAP_StovesHealth_Rev1.pdf

MD5: 40def5623e834805f2648badde92f2eb

SHA1: 61f70156b3090c91e059333b7cb632fa0cf8051f

Uploaded At: August 22, 2022