Employer demand for tertiary credentials
Last registered on May 20, 2019

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Employer demand for tertiary credentials
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0003669
Initial registration date
January 05, 2019
Last updated
May 20, 2019 2:20 PM EDT
Location(s)

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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Teachers College, Columbia University
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of Science and Technology Beijing
Additional Trial Information
Status
On going
Start date
2018-12-17
End date
2019-09-01
Secondary IDs
Abstract
Due to the nature of the study, we are not yet able to share any information here.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Eble, Alex and Feng Hu. 2019. "Employer demand for tertiary credentials." AEA RCT Registry. May 20. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/3669/history/46855
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2018-12-17
Intervention End Date
2019-09-01
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
We have one primary outcome: how the percentage of resumes we submit which receive a callback differs between treatment groups.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Given in the PAP.
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
This is a resume audit study submitting resumes with varying characteristics to employers, as described in the PAP.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Randomization by computer.
Randomization Unit
Job opening
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
11,232 jobs
Sample size: planned number of observations
14,976 resumes
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
There will be 7,488 resumes per treatment arm, with further variation within each arm as described in the PAP.
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Teachers College IRB
IRB Approval Date
2018-08-15
IRB Approval Number
17-444
Analysis Plan

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