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Sample size calculations in economic RCTs: following clinical studies?

Sven Gruener ()

No 43zbg, SocArXiv from Center for Open Science

Abstract: Clinical studies and economic experiments are often conducted utilizing randomized controlled trials. In contrast to clinical drug trials, sample size calculation has rarely been carried out by experimental economists. Using simple examples for illustration purposes, I discuss pros and cons of using sample size calculations in experimental economics.

Date: 2018-07-04
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DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/43zbg

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