Oxford Review of Economic Policy volume 30, issue 4, P753-763 2014 DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/gru037 View full text
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G. W. Harrison

Abstract: Field experiments are popular again in policy circles. There are various types of field experiments, with complementary strengths and weaknesses for different policy questions. There is also a lot of needless hype about what field experiments can do. More balance in our use of field experiments is called for.