Sequential social experiences and social decision making

Last registered on June 26, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Sequential social experiences and social decision making
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0006082
Initial registration date
June 26, 2020
Last updated
June 26, 2020, 10:51 AM EDT

Locations

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
University of Zurich

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
University of Pennsylvania

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2020-06-27
End date
2020-10-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
We use an online experiment to study the link between sequential social experiences and cooperation.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Buckenmaier, Johannes and Eugen Dimant. 2020. "Sequential social experiences and social decision making." AEA RCT Registry. June 26. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.6082-1.0
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2020-06-27
Intervention End Date
2020-06-30

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
Cooperation (behavior in public goods game)
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
We expose subjects to sequences of positive and negative social experiences and link it to subsequent behavior in the public goods game.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
Computer
Randomization Unit
individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
240
Sample size: planned number of observations
240
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
240
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
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IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
University of Pennsylvania
IRB Approval Date
2018-12-10
IRB Approval Number
832190

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
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