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Are online participants still a treasure? Or are they rubbish?

The COVID pandemic has increased the popularity of online experiments in the field of accounting, but, at the same time, our criticism …

Analyzing learning rates (pt. 2): Two approaches

Do you want to learn how to analyze learning? In this second post of a two-part series, Jake Zureich discusses two approaches when …

Replications can help improve practical relevance of accounting experiments

Both replications and practical relevance are awkward discussion topics for most experimental accounting researchers. Yet, replications …

Why we ignore free-form communication and why we shouldn't

People in workplace settings can typically communicate freely with each other, but many experiments scale communication down to a …

oTree Tutorial (Updated for 2021)

We are happy to announce our updated tutorial series on oTree, which is an open-source platform for behavioral research. The tutorial …

Analyzing learning rates (pt. 1): Common pitfalls

Do you want to learn how to analyze learning? In this first post of a two-part series, Jake Zureich discusses common pitfalls when …

The role of exploratory analyses in accounting research

Developing theory after collecting data is problematic because the theoretical predictions are post hoc. However, does that imply that …

Running your experiment on MTurk

With the increasing popularity of online experiments, many have asked us for advice on how to conduct experiments on Amazon's …

Are experiments that recruit from online subject pools field experiments or laboratory experiments?

Experiments that recruit from online participants pools such as MTurk and Prolific have become increasingly popular over the past two …

Choosing the right participants for your experiment

Choosing the right participant pool for your experiment is challenging. Which experiments require professional participants? Does it …