Ethics of Randomized Controlled Trials: Should Economists Care about Equipoise?
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KeywordsEquipoise; Fairness; Ethics of RCTs; Control Group; Placebo;
- C93 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Field Experiments
- I14 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Inequality
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
- O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-EXP-2019-09-02 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-HME-2019-09-02 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-HPE-2019-09-02 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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