Japanese Public Opinion, Political Persuasion, and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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Suggested citation: 

Baron, Gibbons, and Herzog (2020) Replication materials for, ‘Japanese Public Opinion, Political Persuasion, and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons,’ http://hdl.handle.net/10079/8eba06fe-1d01-4bec-b05f-9b0b8ba7aa78. ISPS Data Archive.


Jonathon Baron, Rebecca Davis Gibbons, Stephen Herzog

Research design: 
Field Date: 
2019-08-09 - 2019-08-12
Location details: 
Japan (research conducted in USA)
Unit of observation: 
Sample size: 
Adult Japanese citizens
Randomization procedure: 
Subjects were randomly assigned to one of five treatment groups on Qualtrics using Qualtrics' "Present Elements Evenly" option for simple random assignment
1. Baseline (Control): basic information about the TPNW (provided to all respondents); 2. Group Cue: augmented replication of Kertzer and Zeitzoff (2017)’s treatment indicating that people like the respondent view the TPNW, without substantive rationales; 3. Security Cue: substantive argument describing the TPNW as conflicting with the country’s national security interests. 4. Norms Cue: substantive argument stating that the TPNW would erode the norms of nuclear disarmament established by the Non-Proliferation Treaty. 5. Institutions Cue: substantive argument explaining that the TPNW insufficiently addresses verification and inspections, and that it would invite cheating.
Treatment administration: 
Web delivered
Outcome measures: 
TPNW Approval,Disarmament Attitudes
Archive date: 
Data file numbersort descending Description File format Size File url
D155F01 ReadMe File .txt 5852 Download file
D155F02 Data file .csv 374123 Download file
D155F03 Program file - main replication script .r 1084 Download file
D155F04 Program file - helper functions .r 585 Download file
D155F05 Program file - cleaning script .r 4140 Download file
D155F06 Program file - analysis script .r 13810 Download file
D155F07 Program file - group cue graphic script .r 2343 Download file
D155F08 Supplementary materials - survey instrument (original) .pdf 830863 Download file
D155F09 Supplementary materials - survey instrument (US version) .pdf 131649 Download file
D155F10 Codebook .txt 14191 Download file
D155F11 Supplementary materials - pre-analysis plan .pdf 264466 Download file
D155F12 Supplementary materials - intended replication file .zip 1154457 Download file
D155F13 Metadata (DDI 3.2) .xml 52729 Download file
D155F14 Supplementary materials - treatment description .pdf 54876 Download file