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Selectively Recruiting Participants from Amazon Mechanical Turk Using Qualtrics

6 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2012 Last revised: 21 Aug 2014

Eyal Peer

Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration

Gabriele Paolacci

Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management

Jesse Chandler

Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Pam Mueller

Princeton University - Department of Psychology

Date Written: May 2, 2012

Abstract

Duplicate respondents across related experiments are a substantial problem for conducting programmatic research on AMT. In this tutorial, we provide a straightforward alternative that allows researchers who use Qualtrics to exclude workers who participated in a previous study. This approach allows researchers to exclude workers who have completed any HIT before, without having to use AMT’s Command Line Tools.

Keywords: Mechanical Turk, Qualtrics, Research Methods

Suggested Citation

Peer, Eyal and Paolacci, Gabriele and Chandler, Jesse and Mueller, Pam, Selectively Recruiting Participants from Amazon Mechanical Turk Using Qualtrics (May 2, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2100631 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2100631

Eyal Pe'er (Contact Author)

Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration ( email )

Ramat Gan
Israel

HOME PAGE: http://www.mba.biu.ac.il/en/peer

Gabriele Paolacci

Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management ( email )

3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

Jesse Chandler

Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs ( email )

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-1021
United States

Pam Mueller

Princeton University - Department of Psychology ( email )

Green Hall
Princeton, NJ 08540
United States

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