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Correspondence Study on the Labour Market in Russia.
Last registered on October 05, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Correspondence Study on the Labour Market in Russia.
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005388
Initial registration date
February 03, 2020
Last updated
October 05, 2020 3:55 AM EDT
Location(s)

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Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Kassel University
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of Kassel
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2020-02-15
End date
2021-02-28
Secondary IDs
Abstract
We provide correspondence study to investigate attitudes towards certain groups on the labour market in Russia.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Asanov, Igor and Maria Mavlikeeva. 2020. "Correspondence Study on the Labour Market in Russia.." AEA RCT Registry. October 05. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5388-2.1.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
We provide a correspondence study in Russia to investigate treatment of various groups on the labour market (the detailed description is reported in hidden section).
Intervention Start Date
2020-02-15
Intervention End Date
2020-12-31
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Call-back rate: Calls and e-mail answers
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
1. Call-back and e-mail answers
2. Call-back
3. E-mail answers
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
To access the attitude towards certain groups on the labor market, we send fictitious resumes in respond to real job openings, varying the characteristics of CVs.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Computer platform
Randomization Unit
Vacancy. We send different types of CV for the same vacancy in random order.
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
3.000 vacancies (12 000 resumes)
Sample size: planned number of observations
12.000 resumes
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
We employ two by two design with two treatment variables. Thus, we send
3.000 application per sub-treatment (750 vacancies in each sub-treatment).
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
The central ethics committee of the University of Kassel
IRB Approval Date
2020-01-17
IRB Approval Number
N/A