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Title Politics of Defense Spending
Post date 11/12/2018
C1 Background and Explanation of Rationale The survey examines American voters’ preferences for government spending on national defense.
C2 What are the hypotheses to be tested? The survey is designed to test the hypothesis that the benefit leaders receive from appearing competent on national security issues outweighs the cost leaders suffer from promising to raise defense spending.
C3 How will these hypotheses be tested? * The survey contains a simple conjoint experiment. The full survey instrument is enclosed along with a pre-analysis plan.
C4 Country United States
C5 Scale (# of Units) 1000
C6 Was a power analysis conducted prior to data collection? Yes
C7 Has this research received Insitutional Review Board (IRB) or ethics committee approval? Yes
C8 IRB Number 00031347
C9 Date of IRB Approval 10/10/2018
C10 Will the intervention be implemented by the researcher or a third party? Researchers
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? not provided by authors
C13 JEL Classification(s) not provided by authors