Testing Strategy and Post-COVID Economic Recovery: A Survey Experiment

Last registered on May 19, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Testing Strategy and Post-COVID Economic Recovery: A Survey Experiment
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005870
Initial registration date
May 19, 2020
Last updated
May 19, 2020, 2:02 PM EDT

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
National Taiwan University

Additional Trial Information

Status
On going
Start date
2020-05-15
End date
2020-05-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
The study is a survey (framing) experiment that tries to understand the effect of a "whole-population test" on people's attitudes towards the post-COVID economic recovery by using both positive and negative frames as treatments.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Lin, Ming-Jen and Hans Tung. 2020. "Testing Strategy and Post-COVID Economic Recovery: A Survey Experiment." AEA RCT Registry. May 19. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5870-1.0
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Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
different frames of testing strategies
Intervention Start Date
2020-05-15
Intervention End Date
2020-05-31

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
People's attitudes on how different testing approaches affect economic recovery
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
Survey (framing) experiment
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
randomization done by computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
800
Sample size: planned number of observations
800
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
200 for each arm (4 arms in total)
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Research Ethics Committee, National Taiwan University
IRB Approval Date
2020-05-15
IRB Approval Number
202005HS043

Post-Trial

Post Trial Information

Study Withdrawal

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Intervention

Is the intervention completed?
No
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