Crisis and political attitudes

Last registered on June 17, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Crisis and political attitudes
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005993
Initial registration date
June 16, 2020
Last updated
June 17, 2020, 10:35 AM EDT

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
University of Munich

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic and CERGE-EI
PI Affiliation
CERGE-EI and Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
PI Affiliation
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance

Additional Trial Information

Status
Completed
Start date
2020-05-25
End date
2020-05-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
We study effects of increased salience of a crisis on individual political attitudes in an internet survey experiment with a representative sample of the Czech population.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Bartos, Vojtech et al. 2020. "Crisis and political attitudes." AEA RCT Registry. June 17. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5993-1.0
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
We study effects of increased salience of a crisis on individual political attitudes in an internet survey experiment with a representative sample of the Czech population.
Intervention Start Date
2020-05-25
Intervention End Date
2020-05-31

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
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Primary Outcomes (explanation)
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Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
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Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
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Experimental Design

Experimental Design
We study effects of increased salience of a crisis on individual political attitudes in an internet survey experiment with a representative sample of the Czech population.
Experimental Design Details
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Randomization Method
Individual level randomization done by a computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
2492 individuals
Sample size: planned number of observations
2492 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
1246 individuals per treatment
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
This study is sufficiently powered to detect even very small effects.
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IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Commission for Ethics in Research, Charles University
IRB Approval Date
2020-05-27
IRB Approval Number
N/A
Analysis Plan

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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

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