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The effect of the Corona measures in Germany
Last registered on August 12, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
The effect of the Corona measures in Germany
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005703
Initial registration date
April 09, 2020
Last updated
August 12, 2020 4:53 AM EDT
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of Hohenheim
PI Affiliation
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Additional Trial Information
Status
Completed
Start date
2020-04-09
End date
2020-04-25
Secondary IDs
Abstract
We study the effect of the restrictive measures imposed by the German government in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Ahlheim, Michael, Kai Konrad and Lisa Windsteiger. 2020. "The effect of the Corona measures in Germany." AEA RCT Registry. August 12. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5703-1.1.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2020-04-09
Intervention End Date
2020-04-18
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
Effect of and attitudes to restrictive measures due to COVID-19 and how it varies with information provided.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
Random provision of information about COVID-19 to subgroups of the sample (see attached document).
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
4000 individuals
Sample size: planned number of observations
4000 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
1333
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Faculty of Economics
IRB Approval Date
2020-04-02
IRB Approval Number
N/A
Analysis Plan
Analysis Plan Documents
Preanalysis_plan.pdf

MD5: 41aa96f6b3f55f73b5f7651e3bf47788

SHA1: f142e2f749b7de02d4ad2f75f68f6576c5cc83f9

Uploaded At: April 09, 2020

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, Papers & Other Materials
Relevant Paper(s)
REPORTS & OTHER MATERIALS