|Title||Pre-Analysis Plan for a Difference-in-Difference Design on Increasing Political Ambition and Efficacy in High School Students|
|C1 Background and Explanation of Rationale||See attached.|
|C2 What are the hypotheses to be tested?||
Our principal hypothesis is that participation in the program we are studying will increase political ambition and efficacy. We will also examine whether there is an interaction between post-program political ambition and efficacy with gender. While we will report what we find, we are treating this matter as an open research question, not a directional hypothesis.
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|C3 How will these hypotheses be tested? *||See attached.|
|C4 Country||United States|
|C5 Scale (# of Units)||All participants in the program we are evaluating, which we expect to be around 1,000.|
|C6 Was a power analysis conducted prior to data collection?||No|
|C7 Has this research received Insitutional Review Board (IRB) or ethics committee approval?||Yes|
|C8 IRB Number||180459|
|C9 Date of IRB Approval||11/9/18|
|C10 Will the intervention be implemented by the researcher or a third party?||Researchers, The program is administered by the Religious Action Committee.|
|C11 Did any of the research team receive remuneration from the implementing agency for taking part in this research?||No|
|C12 If relevant, is there an advance agreement with the implementation group that all results can be published?||Yes|
|C13 JEL Classification(s)||not provided by authors|