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Randomized Social Experiments eJournal

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2 Jan 1997 through 23 May 2017

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1 14,163 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 4,757 Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda
Christopher Blattman, Nathan Fiala and Sebastian Martinez
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date posted to database: 23 May 2013
Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
3 4,692 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
4 4,401 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 3,722 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 3,668 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
7 3,662 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
8 3,162 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
9 2,741 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 2,676 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

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24 Mar 2017 through 23 May 2017

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1 237 Transcending Prejudice: Gender Identity and Expression-Based Discrimination in the Metro Boston Rental Housing Market
Jamie Langowski, William Berman, Regina Holloway and Cameron McGinn
Suffolk University Law School, Suffolk University Law School, Suffolk University Law School and Independent
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
2 167 How an Artificially Intelligent Virtual Assistant Helps Students Navigate the Road to College
Lindsay C. Page and Hunter Gehlbach
University of Pittsburgh School of Education and University of California, Santa Barbara
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
3 78 Earnings Announcement Promotions: A Yahoo Finance Field Experiment
Alastair Lawrence, James P. Ryans, Estelle Sun and Nikolay Laptev
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, London Business School, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Yahoo! Research Labs
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
4 62 Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth: A Review of Recent Empirical Evidence
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Dorothe Singer
World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Date posted to database: 26 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
5 57 Simple Tests for Selection: Learning More from Instrumental Variables
Dan Black, Joonhwi Joo, Robert LaLonde, Jeffrey A. Smith and Evan J. Taylor
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Michigan - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
6 46 The Value of Multi-Dimensional Rating Systems: Evidence from a Natural Experiment and Randomized Experiments
Pei-Yu Chen, Yili Hong and Ying Liu
Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems, Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Date posted to database: 11 May 2017
Last Revised: 13 May 2017
7 40 The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers
Seth Gershenson, Cassandra Hart, Constance Lindsay and Nicholas W. Papageorge
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of California, Davis, American University and Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 26 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
8 39 When the Shadow Is the Substance: Judge Gender and the Outcomes of Workplace Sex Discrimination Cases
Matthew Knepper
Independent
Date posted to database: 10 May 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
9 37 The Value of Labor Networks to Managers and Firms
Isaac Hacamo and Kristoph Kleiner
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 3 May 2017
10 36 Women Form Social Networks More Selectively and Less Opportunistically than Men
Guido Friebel, Marie Lalanne, Bernard Richter, Peter Schwardmann and Paul Seabright
Goethe University Frankfurt, Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and University of Toulouse I - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI)
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017





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