Informed Consent in Social Science

@article{Couture2008InformedCI,
  title={Informed Consent in Social Science},
  author={Pierre Couture},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={322},
  pages={672 - 672}
}
  • P. Couture
  • Published 31 October 2008
  • Education
  • Science
In his Perspective “ Homo experimentalis evolves” (11 July, p. [207][1]), J. A. List proudly acknowledges that economists perform experiments on human subjects without notifying them: “[I]n a natural field experiment, the analyst manipulates experimental conditions in a natural manner, whereby the experimental subjects are unaware that they are participating in an experiment. This approach combines the most attractive elements of the laboratory and of naturally occurring data: randomization and… 

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