INFORMATION FRICTIONS IN GOVERNMENT-FIRM RELATIONSHIPS: TENDER RATING, WILLINGNESS-TO-PAY, AND INFORMATION SOURCES

Last registered on April 07, 2021

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
INFORMATION FRICTIONS IN GOVERNMENT-FIRM RELATIONSHIPS: TENDER RATING, WILLINGNESS-TO-PAY, AND INFORMATION SOURCES
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0007476
Initial registration date
April 06, 2021

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
April 07, 2021, 10:35 AM EDT

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

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
Northwestern Kellogg
PI Affiliation
Stockholm University IIES

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2021-04-12
End date
2021-09-30
Secondary IDs
Abstract
In this project, which takes place in Uganda, we aim to study the determinants of participation in public procurement.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Colonnelli, Emanuele, Francesco Loiacono and Edoardo Teso. 2021. "INFORMATION FRICTIONS IN GOVERNMENT-FIRM RELATIONSHIPS: TENDER RATING, WILLINGNESS-TO-PAY, AND INFORMATION SOURCES." AEA RCT Registry. April 07. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.7476
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
In this project, which takes place in Uganda, we aim to experimentally study the determinants of participation in public procurement..
Intervention Start Date
2021-04-12
Intervention End Date
2021-09-30

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
See preanalysis plan.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
See preanalysis plan.

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
See preanalysis plan.
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
See preanalysis plan.

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
See preanalysis plan for details on all aspects of the experimental design.
Experimental Design Details
See preanalysis plan for details on all aspects of the experimental design, which involves an experimental tender design, an information experiment, and a willingness-to-pay exercise.
Randomization Method
Randomization done in office using Stata.
Randomization Unit
Randomization done at the firm level.
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
600 firms
Sample size: planned number of observations
Number of observations varies from 600 to 6000. See preanalysis plan.
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
Sample size varies, as described in preanalysis plan. information treatment has 200 controls, 200 T1, 200 T2.
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
The University of Chicago Social and Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board
IRB Approval Date
2021-02-17
IRB Approval Number
IRB21-0010
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