An experiment about discrimination

Last registered on August 12, 2022

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
An experiment about discrimination
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0009507
Initial registration date
May 27, 2022

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
May 30, 2022, 8:13 AM EDT

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

Last updated
August 12, 2022, 8:07 AM EDT

Last updated is the most recent time when changes to the trial's registration were published.

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Primary Investigator

Affiliation
São Paulo School of Economics Fundação Getulio Vargas

Other Primary Investigator(s)

PI Affiliation
São Paulo School of Economics Fundação Getulio Vargas
PI Affiliation
São Paulo School of Economics Fundação Getulio Vargas

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2022-05-26
End date
2023-03-01
Secondary IDs
Prior work
This trial does not extend or rely on any prior RCTs.
Abstract
We design an experiment to test for discrimination.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Ajzenman, Nicolás, Bruno Ferman and Pedro Sant'Anna. 2022. "An experiment about discrimination." AEA RCT Registry. August 12. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.9507
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2022-05-26
Intervention End Date
2022-12-20

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
See pre-analysis plan
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
See pre-analysis plan
Experimental Design Details
Not available
Randomization Method
Randomization done in office by a computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
240 accounts
Sample size: planned number of observations
24000 subjects (individuals)
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
3000 subjects
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
Ethical Compliance Committee on Research Involving Human Beings of Fundaçao Getulio Vargas
IRB Approval Date
2022-04-07
IRB Approval Number
Opinion n. 034/2022
Analysis Plan

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