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Volume 1. Handbook of Field Experiments

Published: 1st April 2017 Editors: Esther Duflo Abhijit Banerjee

1. Introduction (A. Banerjee, E. Duflo)

Section I. Some Historical Background

2. The Politics and Practice of Social Experiments: Seeds of a Revolution (J.M. Gueron)

Section II. Methodology and Practice of RCTs

3. The Econometrics of Randomized Experiments (S. Athey and G.W. Imbens)

4. Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity (A. Banerjee, S. Chassang, E. Snowberg)

5. The Practicalities of Running Randomized Evaluations: Partnerships, Measurement, Ethics, and Transparency (R. Glennerster)

6. The Psychology of Construal in the Design of Field Experiments (E.L. Paluck and E. Shafir)

Section III. Understanding Preferences and Preference Change

7. Field Experiments in Markets (O. Al-Ubaydli and J.A. List)

8. Field Experiments on Discrimination (M. Bertrand and E. Duflo)

9. Field Experiments on Voter Mobilization: An Overview of a Burgeoning Literature (A.S. Gerber and D.P. Green)

10. Lab in the Field: Measuring Preferences in the Wild (U. Gneezy and A. Imas)

11. Field Experiments in Marketing (D. Simester)

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Volume 2. Handbook of Field Experiments

Published: 1st April 2017 Editors: Esther Duflo Abhijit Banerjee