Behavior Under Subjective Uncertainty and Varying Transparency

Last registered on June 26, 2022

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Behavior Under Subjective Uncertainty and Varying Transparency
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0009630
Initial registration date
June 23, 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
June 26, 2022, 5:24 AM EDT

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

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Affiliation

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Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2022-06-24
End date
2022-07-29
Secondary IDs
Prior work
This trial does not extend or rely on any prior RCTs.
Abstract
We study behavior under subjective uncertainty and varying transparency.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Hickok, Nathaniel and Indira Puri. 2022. "Behavior Under Subjective Uncertainty and Varying Transparency." AEA RCT Registry. June 26. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.9630
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2022-06-24
Intervention End Date
2022-07-29

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
-Certainty equivalents over lotteries
-Stated beliefs
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
We measure subjects' certainty equivalents and beliefs for lotteries with varying transparency.
Experimental Design Details
See attached pdf.
Randomization Method
Computer
Randomization Unit
Individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
n/a
Sample size: planned number of observations
1,200
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
Up to 150 in each arm
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
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IRB

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

IRB Name
MIT IRB
IRB Approval Date
2022-05-12
IRB Approval Number
E-4080

Post-Trial

Post Trial Information

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Intervention

Is the intervention completed?
No
Data Collection Complete
Data Publication

Data Publication

Is public data available?
No

Program Files

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