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Public Budget, Social Trust and Socio-Economic Crises
Last registered on June 02, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Public Budget, Social Trust and Socio-Economic Crises
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005953
Initial registration date
June 02, 2020
Last updated
June 02, 2020 1:33 PM EDT
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
University of Stirling, KU Leuven
PI Affiliation
University of Milan, Bocconi University
PI Affiliation
University of Turin, Bocconi University
PI Affiliation
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Additional Trial Information
Status
In development
Start date
2020-06-03
End date
2020-06-19
Secondary IDs
Abstract
We investigate the causal impact of perceived severity of the Covid-19 epidemic as an economic and health crisis on socio-political attitudes.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Daniele, Gianmarco et al. 2020. "Public Budget, Social Trust and Socio-Economic Crises." AEA RCT Registry. June 02. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5953-1.0.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2020-06-03
Intervention End Date
2020-06-19
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
See attachments.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
We randomise whether the respondents receive optimistic or pessimistic publicly available information about the consequences of the Covid-19 epidemic as a health or economic crisis.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Computerised over survey engine
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
6000
Sample size: planned number of observations
6000
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
1500
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
MDE=0.102 at alpha=0.05 and power=0.8 over standardised outcome measures.
Supporting Documents and Materials

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IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
Ethics Council of the Max Planck Society
IRB Approval Date
2020-05-08
IRB Approval Number
2020_15
Analysis Plan

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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