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Study on Wikipedia editing behavior
Last registered on September 01, 2014

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Study on Wikipedia editing behavior
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0000500
Initial registration date
September 01, 2014
Last updated
September 01, 2014 7:43 PM EDT
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Collegio Carlo Alberto
Other Primary Investigator(s)
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2014-09-02
End date
2014-09-08
Secondary IDs
Abstract
The goal of the study is to understand Wikipedia editing behavior. Specifically, how this is influenced by information, beliefs, and other factors, and how this is related to contributions to other online and offline public goods (including writing user reviews, volunteering, and charity).
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Hinnosaar, Marit. 2014. "Study on Wikipedia editing behavior." AEA RCT Registry. September 01. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.500-1.0.
Former Citation
Hinnosaar, Marit. 2014. "Study on Wikipedia editing behavior." AEA RCT Registry. September 01. https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/500/history/2671.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
The details of the intervention will remain hidden until the trial is complete.
Intervention Start Date
2014-09-02
Intervention End Date
2014-09-08
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
See Experimental Design
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
Experimental design will remain hidden until the trial is complete.
Experimental Design Details
For details see intervention
Randomization Method
Randomization will be done by an online survey platform
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
No clusters
Sample size: planned number of observations
1000 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
About 500 individuals per treatment (and control) group
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
IRB Approval Date
IRB Approval Number
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