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Correspondence Study on the Labour Market in Russia.
Initial registration date
February 03, 2020
February 11, 2020 4:32 AM EST
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Other Primary Investigator(s)
University of Kassel
Additional Trial Information
We provide correspondence study to investigate attitudes towards certain groups on the labour market in Russia.
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
Intervention End Date
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 (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
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
Vacancy. We send different types of CV for the same vacancy in random order.
Was the treatment clustered?
Sample size: planned number of clusters
3.000 vacancies (12 000 resumes)
Sample size: planned number of observations
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)
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
The central ethics committee of the University of Kassel
IRB Approval Date