Effects of an Unconditional Cash Transfer on the Economic and Psychological Well-being of Low-Income Households in Compton, CA

Last registered on May 24, 2021

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Trial Information

General Information

Title
Effects of an Unconditional Cash Transfer on the Economic and Psychological Well-being of Low-Income Households in Compton, CA
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0007621
Initial registration date
May 21, 2021
Last updated
May 24, 2021, 8:55 AM EDT

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Primary Investigator

Affiliation
Princeton University

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
New York University
PI Affiliation
New York University
PI Affiliation
The Jain Family Institute
PI Affiliation
Stockholm University

Additional Trial Information

Status
On going
Start date
2021-02-21
End date
2024-04-21
Secondary IDs
Abstract
This study examines the economic and psychological effects of a guaranteed income program on low-income households in Compton, California.
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Registration Citation

Citation
Balakrishnan, Sidhya et al. 2021. "Effects of an Unconditional Cash Transfer on the Economic and Psychological Well-being of Low-Income Households in Compton, CA ." AEA RCT Registry. May 24. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.7621-1.0
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Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Unconditional cash transfers delivered at regular intervals over 24 months.
Intervention Start Date
2021-02-21
Intervention End Date
2023-04-21

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
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Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
This study uses a randomized controlled trial to assess the effects of a 24-month unconditional guaranteed income on the economic and psychological well-being of low-income households in Compton, CA.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
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Randomization Unit
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Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

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

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Research Integrity & Assurance, Princeton University
IRB Approval Date
2019-07-22
IRB Approval Number
IRB record number 11532