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Jobs and political participation - Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
Initial registration date
June 06, 2019
June 10, 2019 10:03 PM EDT
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University of Oslo
Other Primary Investigator(s)
Additional Trial Information
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.
Intervention Start Date
Intervention End Date
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Randomized Field Experiment. See plan for datails.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization done in office by a computer
Was the treatment clustered?
Sample size: planned number of clusters
Sample size: planned number of observations
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
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Approval Date
IRB Approval Number