The methods proposed in this article as well as other methods useful for designing and analyzing randomized experiments are publicly available as an R package, experiment (Imai 2007), through the Comprehensive R Archive Network (http://cran.r-project.org/). The replication archive is available as Horiuchi, Imai, and Taniguchi (2007). We thank Larry Bartels, Gary Cox, Kentaro Fukumoto, Rachel Gibson, Daniel Ho, Jonathan Katz, Gary King, Matthew McCubbins, James Morrow, Becky Morton, Alison Post, Jas Sekhon, Elizabeth Stuart, and seminar participants at the Australian National University, Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of California, San Diego, and the University of Michigan for their helpful comments. We are also grateful to Takahiko Nagano and Fumi Kawashima of Nikkei Research for administering our experiment and to Jennifer Oh and Teppei Yamamoto for research assistance. We acknowledge financial support from the National Science Foundation (SES-0550873), the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation (Denki Tsūshin Fukyū Zaidan), and the Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Princeton University. Earlier versions of this article were presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, the 2005 Summer Political Methodology conference, the 2005 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, and the 2006 World Congress of the International Political Science Association.
Designing and Analyzing Randomized Experiments: Application to a Japanese Election Survey Experiment
Article first published online: 19 JUN 2007
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 51, Issue 3, pages 669–687, July 2007
How to Cite
Horiuchi, Y., Imai, K. and Taniguchi, N. (2007), Designing and Analyzing Randomized Experiments: Application to a Japanese Election Survey Experiment. American Journal of Political Science, 51: 669–687. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2007.00274.x
- Issue published online: 19 JUN 2007
- Article first published online: 19 JUN 2007
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