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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 28 Jul 2014

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1 8,642 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: 12 Jul 2014
2 3,521 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 3,234 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 2,754 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
5 2,641 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
6 2,429 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 2,358 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 1,893 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 1,845 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: 11 May 2009
10 2,136 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
29 May 2014 through 28 Jul 2014

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1 247 Measuring the Measurement Error: A Method to Qualitatively Validate Sensitive Survey Data
Christopher Blattman, Tricia Gonwa, Julian Jamison, Katherine Rodrigues and Margaret Sheridan
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), The World Bank, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Research Department, Columbia University SIPA and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
2 66 Can Gambling Increase Savings? Empirical Evidence on Prize-Linked Savings Accounts
Shawn Allen Cole, Benjamin Charles Iverson and Peter Tufano
Harvard Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Date posted to database: 25 May 2014
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2014
3 46 Consumer Heterogeneity and Paid Search Effectiveness: A Large Scale Field Experiment
Tom Blake, Chris Nosko and Steven Tadelis
eBay Research Labs, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2014
4 41 Anchoring in Payment: Evaluating a Judgmental Heuristic in Field Experimental Settings
Minah H. Jung, Hannah Perfecto and Leif D. Nelson
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Date posted to database: 27 May 2014
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
5 36 Cash Transfers and Temptation Goods: A Review of Global Evidence
David Evans and Anna Popova
World Bank and World Bank
Date posted to database: 22 May 2014
Last Revised: 1 Jun 2014
6 35 Tweets and Sales
Shiyang Gong, Juanjuan Zhang, Ping Zhao and Xuping Jiang
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2014
7 26 Saving More to Borrow Less: Experimental Evidence from Access to Formal Savings Accounts in Chile
Felipe Kast and Dina Pomeranz
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2014
8 25 The Anatomy of Failure: An Ethnography of a Randomized Trial to Deepen Democracy in Rural India
Kripa Ananthpur, Kabir Malik and Vijayendra Rao
Madras Institute of Development Studies, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 1 Jul 2014
9 24 A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University
Catherine C. Eckel, David Herberich and Jonathan Meer
Texas A&M University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Texas A&M University (TAMU) - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2014
10 22 Do Recruiters 'Like' it? Online Social Networks and Privacy In Hiring: A Pseudo-Randomized Experiment
Matthieu Manant, Serge Pajak and Nicolas Soulié
Université Paris XI Sud, Université Paris Sud, RITM, Dept. of Law, Economics & Management and Université Paris Sud, RITM, Dept. of Law, Economics & Management
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014





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