|Title||The Professionalism Advantage: Attracting, Fostering, or Retaining Quality?|
|C1 Background and Explanation of Rationale||
See pre-analysis plan.
|C2 What are the hypotheses to be tested?||
Attracting Quality Hypothesis: Professional legislatures attract candidates who are of higher quality.
|C3 How will these hypotheses be tested? *||
In order to carry out the empirical tests we will use data from the 2014 National Candidate Survey (Broockman and Skovron 2018). See pre-analysis plan for more details.
|C4 Country||United States of America|
|C5 Scale (# of Units)||not provided by authors|
|C6 Was a power analysis conducted prior to data collection?||No|
|C7 Has this research received Insitutional Review Board (IRB) or ethics committee approval?||No|
|C8 IRB Number||not provided by authors|
|C9 Date of IRB Approval||not provided by authors|
|C10 Will the intervention be implemented by the researcher or a third party?||not provided by authors|
|C11 Did any of the research team receive remuneration from the implementing agency for taking part in this research?||not provided by authors|
|C12 If relevant, is there an advance agreement with the implementation group that all results can be published?||not provided by authors|
|C13 JEL Classification(s)||not provided by authors|