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Jobs and political participation - Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
Last registered on June 10, 2019

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Jobs and political participation - Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0004285
Initial registration date
June 06, 2019
Last updated
June 10, 2019 10:03 PM EDT
Location(s)

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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
University of Oslo
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
PI Affiliation
PI Affiliation
Additional Trial Information
Status
On going
Start date
2017-12-01
End date
2023-06-19
Secondary IDs
Abstract
The present project is the first to identify the individual level effects of jobs on female political participation using a field experiment. We identify the effects of jobs on political participation by collaborating with 25 large companies in Ethiopia to randomly assign jobs to equally qualified applicants.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Aalen, Lovise et al. 2019. "Jobs and political participation - Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia." AEA RCT Registry. June 10. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.4285-1.0.
Former Citation
Aalen, Lovise et al. 2019. "Jobs and political participation - Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia." AEA RCT Registry. June 10. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/4285/history/47853.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
See plan
Intervention Start Date
2017-12-01
Intervention End Date
2023-06-19
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Vote intentions
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
Randomized Field Experiment. See plan for datails.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Randomization done in office by a computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
1000-1300 Individuals
Sample size: planned number of observations
1000-1300 Individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
500-650 in each arm.
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
MDE of 6 percentage points
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
NSD
IRB Approval Date
2018-05-23
IRB Approval Number
55793
Analysis Plan

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