Using Choice Experiment to measure Individual Preferences in the context of Relative Poverty

Last registered on November 21, 2021

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Trial Information

General Information

Title
Using Choice Experiment to measure Individual Preferences in the context of Relative Poverty
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0008574
Initial registration date
November 16, 2021
Last updated
November 21, 2021, 11:20 AM EST

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Primary Investigator

Affiliation
University of Reading

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
James Hutton Institute
PI Affiliation
University of Glasgow

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2021-12-01
End date
2022-07-01
Secondary IDs
Prior work
This trial does not extend or rely on any prior RCTs.
Abstract
This experiment aims at increasing our understanding of farmer's preferences and the impact of stress on decision making via running a choice experiment to measure risk, time, social and environmental preferences at different time of the agricultural calendar (before and after harvest).
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Registration Citation

Citation
Clot, Sophie, Nick Hanley and Laure Kuhfuss. 2021. "Using Choice Experiment to measure Individual Preferences in the context of Relative Poverty." AEA RCT Registry. November 21. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.8574-1.0
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2022-01-01
Intervention End Date
2022-03-01

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
Individual choices
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
Farmers will be proposed a decision task made of a set of choice cards combining different level for the time, risk, social and environmental proxies.
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Random draw
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
We plan to collect 400 observations in total
Sample size: planned number of observations
400 individual observations
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
200 before harvest, 200 after harvest
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
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