WTP for COVID-19 Job Amenities and the Effects of COVID-19 on Labor Supply

Last registered on March 16, 2021

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
WTP for COVID-19 Job Amenities and the Effects of COVID-19 on Labor Supply
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0006021
Initial registration date
June 17, 2020

Initial registration date is when the trial was registered.

It corresponds to when the registration was submitted to the Registry to be reviewed for publication.

First published
June 18, 2020, 11:22 AM EDT

First published corresponds to when the trial was first made public on the Registry after being reviewed.

Last updated
March 16, 2021, 9:54 PM EDT

Last updated is the most recent time when changes to the trial's registration were published.

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
Harvard University

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
Completed
Start date
2020-06-19
End date
2021-02-26
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This study will estimate the willingness-to-pay (WTP) for COVID-19-related job safety amenities and the effect of the provision of these amenities on labor supply. WTP and labor supply will be measured using a stated preference survey.
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Registration Citation

Citation
Ho, Helen. 2021. "WTP for COVID-19 Job Amenities and the Effects of COVID-19 on Labor Supply." AEA RCT Registry. March 16. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.6021
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Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Survey respondents will view randomly generated job offers that vary in amenities and wages.
Intervention Start Date
2020-06-21
Intervention End Date
2020-06-28

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
The first primary outcome is whether respondents choose the job with the amenity in the two-job module, given the wage difference between two job offers. The second primary outcome is whether respondents accept a job offer with a given amenity and wage combination in the single job offer module.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
Survey respondents will view randomly generated job offers that vary in amenities and wages.
Experimental Design Details
Survey respondents will view randomly generated job offers that vary in amenities and wages. In the first module, respondents will be asked to choose between two job offers. In the second module, respondents will be asked whether they would reject or accept a single job offer.
Randomization Method
Random seed generator
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
1200 individuals
Sample size: planned number of observations
1200 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
685 individuals per amenity tested in the two-job module.
545 individuals per amenity bundle in the single job offer module.
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Harvard University
IRB Approval Date
2020-05-30
IRB Approval Number
IRB20-0849
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

Program Files
Reports, Papers & Other Materials

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Reports & Other Materials