An Experiment on Financial Education in Chilean Schools.
Last registered on January 10, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
An Experiment on Financial Education in Chilean Schools.
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005230
Initial registration date
January 08, 2020
Last updated
January 10, 2020 11:29 AM EST
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Dirección de Presupuestos (DIPRES) - Chilean Budget Office
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
Princeton University
PI Affiliation
Dirección de Presupuestos (DIPRES) - Chilean Budget Office
Additional Trial Information
Status
Withdrawn
Start date
2019-03-03
End date
2019-08-01
Secondary IDs
Abstract
The trial intended to measure the effect of financial education programa in schools on the financial decisions of Children. The program would be randomly assigned to a subset of eligible schools in Chile. The trial was withdrawn given that after a phase of application of schools there was not excess demand and thus it was not possible to randomize treatment.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Cooper, Ryan, Christopher Neilson and Antonia Sanhueza. 2020. "An Experiment on Financial Education in Chilean Schools. ." AEA RCT Registry. January 10. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5230-1.0.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2019-04-01
Intervention End Date
2019-07-01
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Financial behaviour of children after leaving school.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
A subset of eligible schools would have been randomly assigned to treatment.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
In the office by a computer.
Randomization Unit
Randomization of schools (clusters of children).
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
300
Sample size: planned number of observations
15000
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
150 treatment schools and 150 control schools.
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