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 number Descriptionsort descending File format Size File url
D155F10 Codebook .txt 14191 Download file
D155F02 Data file .csv 374123 Download file
D155F13 Metadata (DDI 3.2) .xml 52729 Download file
D155F06 Program file - analysis script .r 13810 Download file
D155F05 Program file - cleaning script .r 4140 Download file
D155F07 Program file - group cue graphic script .r 2343 Download file
D155F04 Program file - helper functions .r 585 Download file
D155F03 Program file - main replication script .r 1084 Download file
D155F01 ReadMe File .txt 5852 Download file
D155F12 Supplementary materials - intended replication file .zip 1154457 Download file
D155F11 Supplementary materials - pre-analysis plan .pdf 264466 Download file
D155F08 Supplementary materials - survey instrument (original) .pdf 830863 Download file
D155F09 Supplementary materials - survey instrument (US version) .pdf 131649 Download file
D155F14 Supplementary materials - treatment description .pdf 54876 Download file