BETA is working with the Department of Social Services to evaluate the effectiveness of various behaviourally informed approaches on increasing workplace giving.
Intervention start and end date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018
BETA ethics pre-registration number: BETA ETH 2018 – 01
Experimental design: An unbalanced three-arm RCT randomized at the individual level and a pre-post observational trial. Data will be data collected at two follow-up periods: two and four weeks after intervention delivery.
Intervention(s): Two different behaviourally informed interventions will be distributed to employees.
Control condition: Pure control, attention control
Primary outcomes: Workplace giving (WG) participation (joining or not joining), and change in average fortnightly WG donation.
- total amount of money directed to WG each fortnight
- change in comprehension of WG
- charities receiving donations
- number of email read receipts
- number of click-throughs from email to WG sign-up page.
Expected sample size: 1,315 employees in the RCT. 687 employees in the pre-post trial.
Registration number: BETA ETH 2018 – 01
Other: Shea Houlihan. 2018. Increasing workplace giving. AEA RCT Registry. March 20.