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Marriage Registrars Training
Last registered on August 05, 2019

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Marriage Registrars Training
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0002644
Initial registration date
December 19, 2017
Last updated
August 05, 2019 2:02 AM EDT
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Duke University
Other Primary Investigator(s)
Additional Trial Information
Status
Completed
Start date
2017-12-01
End date
2018-12-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
In this study, we are collaborating with the Punjab Commission on the Status of Women in Punjab, Pakistan on a randomized trial of training of marriage registrars.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Vyborny, Kate. 2019. "Marriage Registrars Training." AEA RCT Registry. August 05. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.2644-5.0
Former Citation
Vyborny, Kate. 2019. "Marriage Registrars Training." AEA RCT Registry. August 05. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/2644/history/51216
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2017-12-01
Intervention End Date
2018-04-30
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
In the currently registered PAP, we are registering our plan for a first stage of analysis, in which we have one primary outcome:
Trainee's knowledge test score post training
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
In the currently registered PAP, we are registering our plan for a first stage of analysis, in which we have two secondary outcomes:

Opinion of trainer knowledge, as measured in a telephone follow-up survey.
Opinion of whether the trainer interprets the law correctly, as measured in a telephone follow-up survey.
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
The design is a randomized rollout of training sessions. Randomization was conducted at the level of the Union Council (a small geographic unit).
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Randmization in Stata
Randomization Unit
Union Council (geographic unit)
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
Full randomization (Lahore district): 270 clusters

Order randomization (selected districts in rest of province): TBD pending negotiation of randomized order rollout plan with administrators for each district
Sample size: planned number of observations
Full randomization (Lahore district): approximately 1000 marriage registrars Order randomization (selected districts in rest of province): TBD pending negotiation of randomized order rollout plan with administrators for each district
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
Full randomization (Lahore district): 200 treatment, 70 control

Order randomization (selected districts in rest of province): N/A (all units will be treated, order of rollout randomized)
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Duke IRB
IRB Approval Date
2017-05-11
IRB Approval Number
E0140
Analysis Plan

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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 and Papers
Preliminary Reports
Relevant Papers