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Field experiment on vocational training for persons with disabilities in rural Cambodia
Last registered on July 19, 2019

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Field experiment on vocational training for persons with disabilities in rural Cambodia
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0004459
Initial registration date
July 17, 2019
Last updated
July 19, 2019 12:01 PM EDT
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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
University of Tokyo
Other Primary Investigator(s)
Additional Trial Information
Status
On going
Start date
2007-09-01
End date
2021-03-01
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This study examines whether vocational training for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in rural Cambodia improves economic, psychological, and social outcomes. The experiment randomly recruits PWDs with limb amputation or paralysis and only recruited PWDs can participate in the program, if they wish. I examine the impacts of the training on employment, earnings, discrimination, stigma, subjective well-being, and social capital two years after the completion of the program on average. The study covers 681 PWDs in 305 communities. The majority are landmine amputees.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2019. "Field experiment on vocational training for persons with disabilities in rural Cambodia." AEA RCT Registry. July 19. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.4459-1.0.
Former Citation
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2019. "Field experiment on vocational training for persons with disabilities in rural Cambodia." AEA RCT Registry. July 19. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/4459/history/50387.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2007-11-01
Intervention End Date
2010-07-31
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Employment, earnings, discrimination, stigma, subjective well-being, social capital
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
The experiment has two treatment arms. PWDs in the treatment group are recruited for the vocational training. Participation is voluntary. PWDs in the control group are not recruited for the training.
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
305 communities
Sample size: planned number of observations
681 persons with disabilities
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
368 PWDs treatment, 313 PWDs control
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Ethics Committee of The University of Tokyo
IRB Approval Date
2016-03-01
IRB Approval Number
15-221