Handbook of Field Experiments provides tactics on how to conduct experimental research, also presenting a comprehensive catalog on new results from research and areas that remain to be explored. This updated addition to the series includes an entire chapters on field experiments, the politics and practice of social experiments, the methodology and practice of RCTs, and the econometrics of randomized experiments. These topics apply to a wide variety of fields, from politics, to education, and firm productivity, providing readers with a resource that sheds light on timely issues, such as robustness and external validity.
Separating itself from circumscribed debates of specialists, this volume surpasses in usefulness the many journal articles and narrowly-defined books written by practitioners.
- Balances methodological insights with analyses of principal findings and suggestions for further research
- Appeals broadly to social scientists seeking to develop an expertise in field experiments
- Strives to be analytically rigorous
- Written in language that is accessible to graduate students and non-specialist economists