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Randomized Social Experiments eJournal

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2 Jan 1997 through 24 Aug 2016

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1 12,892 What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations
Katherine L. Milkman, Modupe Akinola and Dolly Chugh
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 22 May 2012
Last Revised: 4 May 2015
2 4,401 The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Cynthia Kinnan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2013
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
3 4,384 Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda
Christopher Blattman, Nathan Fiala and Sebastian Martinez
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date posted to database: 23 May 2013
Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
4 4,153 Are Good-Looking People More Employable?
Bradley J. Ruffle and Ze'ev Shtudiner
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Ariel University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2010
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2014
5 3,631 How the Disciple Became the Guru
Vivek Wadhwa, Una Kim de Vitton and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Harvard University and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
6 3,496 Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment
Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Date posted to database: 14 Jun 2005
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2007
7 3,143 Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions
Alan Gerber, Dean S. Karlan and Daniel Bergan
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
Date posted to database: 24 May 2006
Last Revised: 25 May 2006
8 2,785 Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?
David Abrams, Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
9 2,635 Creating Social Contagion Through Viral Product Design: A Randomized Trial of Peer Influence in Networks
Sinan Aral and Dylan Walker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University
Date posted to database: 30 May 2010
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
10 2,536 Housing in the New Millennium: A Home Without Equity is Just a Rental with Debt
Joshua Rosner
Graham Fisher & Co.
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 19 May 2015

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Jun 2016 through 24 Aug 2016

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1 337 The True Economic Effects of Corporate Inversions
Doron Narotzki
University of Akron - The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
2 269 The Downstream Consequences of Misdemeanor Pretrial Detention
Paul S. Heaton, Sandra G. Mayson and Megan Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
3 75 Distortion of Justice: How the Inability to Pay Bail Affects Case Outcomes
Megan Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2016
4 40 How Black are Lakisha and Jamal? The Effects of Name Perception and Selection on Social Science Measurement of Racial Discrimination
S. Michael Gaddis
The Pennsylvania State University
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2016
5 40 Police and Crime: Evidence from Cops 2.0
Steven Mello
Princeton University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
6 38 Heads or Tails: The Impact of a Coin Toss on Major Life Decisions and Subsequent Happiness
Steven D. Levitt
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 8 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 8 Aug 2016
7 32 A New Approach to an Age-Old Problem: Solving Externalities by Incenting Workers Directly
Greer K Gosnell, John A. List and Robert D. Metcalfe
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
8 29 Mind, Behaviour and Health: A Randomised Experiment
Yonas Alem, Hannah Behrendt, Michèle Belot and Anikó Bíró
Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
9 25 The Causal Effect of Place: Evidence from Japanese-American Internment
Daniel Shoag and Nicholas Carollo
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dept. of Economics
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
10 23 Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries
Dean S. Karlan, Pascaline Dupas, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal
Yale University, Stanford University, University of California, Santa Cruz and Bocconi University
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2016





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