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Randomized Social Experiments eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 22 Dec 2014

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1 9,994 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: 14 Dec 2014
2 3,550 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 Business School, Department of Organizational Behavior and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
3 3,411 Are Good-Looking People More Employable?
Bradley J. Ruffle and Ze'ev Shtudiner
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Ariel University Center - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2010
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2014
4 2,966 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
5 2,870 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
6 2,439 It is Not What You Get But When You Get it: The Effect of Gift Sequence on Deposit Balances and Customer Sentiment in a Commercial Bank
George Loewenstein and Emily Celia Haisley
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management
Date posted to database: 10 Feb 2009
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2009
7 2,428 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
8 2,337 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
9 1,962 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
10 2,172 Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination
Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2003
Last Revised: 6 Nov 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
23 Oct 2014 through 22 Dec 2014

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1 337 Challenging the Randomness of Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals
Adam S. Chilton and Marin K. Levy
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
2 41 Information Architecture and Intertemporal Choice: A Randomized Field Experiment in the United States
Yaron Levi
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
3 37 The Use of Descriptive Norms in Public Administration: A Panacea for Improving Citizen Behaviours?
Peter John, Michael Sanders and Jennifer Wang
University College London - School of Public Policy, Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team and Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team
Date posted to database: 25 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
4 34 Statistical Power of Within and Between-Subjects Designs in Economic Experiments
Charles Bellemare, Luc Bissonnette and Sabine Kröger
Laval University - Département d'Économique, Tilburg University and Laval University - Département d'Économique
Date posted to database: 24 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
5 33 Privacy Fatigue: The Effect of Privacy Control Complexity on Consumer Electronic Information Disclosure
Mark J. Keith, Courtenay Maynes, Paul Benjamin Lowry and Jeffry Babb
Brigham Young University - Marriott School, Brigham Young University - Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - College of Business - Department of Information Systems and West Texas A&M University
Date posted to database: 23 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
6 26 The Effects of Gamification on IT Compliance Training: Evidence from the Field and Lab
Ryan J. Baxter, Darin Kip Holderness and David A. Wood
Boise State University, College of Business and Economics, Department of Accountancy, West Virginia University and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
Date posted to database: 1 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2014
7 19 Compared to What? Variation in the Impact of Early Childhood Education by Alternative Care-Type Settings
Avi Feller, Todd Grindal, Luke W. Miratrix and Lindsay C. Page
Harvard University, Abt Associates, Inc., University of California, Berkeley - Department of Statistics and University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
8 18 Inputs in the Production of Early Childhood Human Capital: Evidence from Head Start
Christopher Walters
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 3 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2014
9 17 Effects of Targeted Promotions: Evidence from Field Experiments
Navdeep Sahni, Dan Zou and Pradeep K. Chintagunta
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 24 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
10 17 What Do Field Experiments of Discrimination in Markets Tell Us? A Meta Analysis of Studies Conducted Since 2000
Judith Rich
University of Portsmouth
Date posted to database: 1 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2014

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