Comparing Experimental and Matching Methods Using a Large-Scale Voter Mobilization Experiment

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ISPS ID: 
D026
Suggested citation: 

Arceneaux, Kevin , Alan S. Gerber, and Donald P. Green (2010), Replication materials for: ‘Comparing Experimental and Matching Methods using a Large-Scale Voter Mobilization Experiment,’ http://hdl.handle.net/10079/5de265ca-7b4b-4792-b2aa-ec2fbea6888b. ISPS Data Archive.

Author(s): 

Kevin Arceneaux, Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber

Data type: 
Administrative
Data source(s): 

Authors

Data source information: 

isps(at)yale(dot)edu

Field date: 
June 30, 2002
Field Date: 
2002
Location: 
Location details: 
IA, MI
Unit of observation: 
Individuals
Sample size: 
2,474,927
Inclusion/exclusion: 
Using the list of registered voters in Iowa and Michigan, a total of 60,000 households with listed phone numbers were randomly assigned to be called; the corresponding control group contains 1,846,885 randomly assigned households with listed phone numbers. Because a handful of small counties in the Michigan subsample did not provide 2002 voter records, we removed 1565 observations, bringing the treatment group total to 59,972 and the control group total to 1,845,348. The voter file also contained a large number of names without phone numbers.
Randomization procedure: 
The congressional districts of each state were divided into ‘‘competitive’’ and ‘‘uncompetitive’’ strata. Within each stratum, households containing one or two registered voters were randomly assigned to treatment and control groups. For two-person households, just one representative from each household was assigned to treatment or control; if there was another voter in the household, he or she was ignored for purposes of calling and statistical analysis.
Treatment: 
Get-out-the-vote (GOTV) phone calls
Treatment administration: 
Phone
Outcome measures: 
Vote in the 2002 mid-term elections
Archive date: 
2011
Owner: 
Authors.
Owner contact: 

isps(at)yale(dot)edu

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