Feedback: demand and consequence

Last registered on December 07, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Feedback: demand and consequence
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0006858
Initial registration date
December 07, 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
December 07, 2020, 10:49 AM EST

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

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Primary Investigator

Affiliation
Renmin University of China

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2020-12-07
End date
2022-12-31
Secondary IDs
Abstract
We design a survey to elicit the demand for receiving a feedback, and then use a random field experiment to test the consequence of receiving a feedback.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Lu, Fangwen. 2020. "Feedback: demand and consequence." AEA RCT Registry. December 07. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.6858
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
The key intervention is to randomly offer students feedback or not.
Intervention Start Date
2020-12-09
Intervention End Date
2022-01-23

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
Desire for feedback
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Performance
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
We design a survey to elicit the demand for receiving a feedback, and then use a random field experiment to test the consequence of receiving a feedback.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Randomization done in office by a computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
No clusters
Sample size: planned number of observations
More than 200 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
100 control, 100 treatment
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
MDE: 7 points in test score
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Lab of National Governance and Development, Renmin University of China
IRB Approval Date
2020-12-06
IRB Approval Number
RUCecon-202012-1