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Environmental Awareness and Consumer Behavior
Last registered on October 17, 2017

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Environmental Awareness and Consumer Behavior
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0002536
Initial registration date
October 14, 2017
Last updated
October 17, 2017 1:21 PM EDT
Location(s)

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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Occidental College
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
UCLA
PI Affiliation
Claremont Graduate University
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2017-06-01
End date
2023-06-01
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This study will examine the effects of increased environmental awareness on consumer behavior.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Jalil, Andrew, Joshua Tasoff and Arturo Vargas-Bustamante. 2017. "Environmental Awareness and Consumer Behavior." AEA RCT Registry. October 17. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.2536-1.0.
Former Citation
Jalil, Andrew et al. 2017. "Environmental Awareness and Consumer Behavior." AEA RCT Registry. October 17. http://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/2536/history/22409.
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Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2017-10-17
Intervention End Date
2022-06-01
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Percentage of meals that are vegan or vegetarian versus percentage that is meat-based.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
We will visit classes in the experimental group to give a 50-minute guest talk on a particular aspect of climate change.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Coin flip
Randomization Unit
Classes at Occidental College.
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
In the Fall 2017 semester, we will make use of 10 classes at Occidental College.
Sample size: planned number of observations
In the Fall 2017 semester, we will have roughly 100-125 students in the control group and 100-125 in the experimental.
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
5 classes in the control; 5 in the experimental
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
This is primarily intended as a pilot so that we can conduct a power analysis for our main study in 2018-2019.
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Human Subjects Research Review Committee at Occidental College
IRB Approval Date
2017-06-08
IRB Approval Number
Jali-F17046
Analysis Plan

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