Field Experiments in Political Science Research

39 Pages Posted: 29 Jan 2013  

Peter John

Department of Political Economy, KCL; University College London - School of Public Policy

Date Written: January 28, 2013

Abstract

A bibliographical essay about the history of field experiments in political science, reviewing the origins of the method, detailing important examples of experiments and outlining their current fields of application. The piece concludes with a reflection on the special characteristics of political science experiments, and it outlines the opportunities and challenges that future researchers will face.

Suggested Citation

John, Peter, Field Experiments in Political Science Research (January 28, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2207877 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2207877

Peter John (Contact Author)

Department of Political Economy, KCL ( email )

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London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

University College London - School of Public Policy ( email )

29/30 Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9QU
United Kingdom

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