Gender pay gap among folk musicians in India

Last registered on September 15, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Gender pay gap among folk musicians in India
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005577
Initial registration date
March 19, 2020
Last updated
September 15, 2020, 11:55 PM EDT

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2020-04-01
End date
2021-09-30
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This project investigates how gender interacts with audience evaluations of art versus commercial choices among cultural producers.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Ranganathan, Aruna. 2020. "Gender pay gap among folk musicians in India." AEA RCT Registry. September 15. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5577-1.1
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Using a between subjects design, we will show different videos for the same underlying audio track, where we manipulate (1) gender of the singer and (2) whether the singer is singing in art or commercial venue, to survey participants and ask them how much they would be willing to pay for the performance.
Intervention Start Date
2020-04-01
Intervention End Date
2020-04-30

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
willingness-to-pay
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
We will use a survey experiment. Using a between subjects design, we will show different videos for the same underlying audio track, where we manipulate (1) gender of the singer and (2) whether the singer is singing in art or commercial venue, to survey participants and ask them how much they would be willing to pay for the performance.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Computer randomization by Qualtrics
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
NA
Sample size: planned number of observations
1000 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
250 individuals per treatment arm
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Stanford University
IRB Approval Date
2019-02-06
IRB Approval Number
NA

Post-Trial

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Intervention

Is the intervention completed?
No
Data Collection Complete
Data Publication

Data Publication

Is public data available?
No

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