Little Emperors: Behavioral Impacts of China's One-Child Policy (ICPSR 34521)

Published: Jan 18, 2013

Principal Investigator(s):
Lisa Cameron, Monash University; Nisvan Erkal, University of Melbourne; Lata Gangadharan, Monash University; Xin Meng, Australian National University

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34521.v1

Version V1

This study explores the behavioral impact of the One Child Policy in China. Using experimental data it examines whether the One Child Policy affected altruism, trust, trust-worthiness, risk-taking, and competitiveness in individuals. Survey data on personality traits and demographics of the sample are included.

Cameron, Lisa, Erkal, Nisvan, Gangadharan, Lata, and Meng, Xin. Little Emperors: Behavioral Impacts of China’s One-Child Policy. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-01-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34521.v1

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2010-03-10 -- 2010-03-27

2010-03-10 -- 2010-03-27

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Random sample of Beijing population born in 1975, 1978, 1980, and 1983, with parents who had urban hukou at the time of the respondents birth. Subjects were recruited by a private survey company using their regular subject-recruitment network, by approaching people on the streets of Beijing, and by posting an advertisement on their website, and on notice boards and street lamp posts across Beijing.

Population of Beijing.

individual

experimental data

survey data

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Dictator games, trust games, risk games, and competition games were conducted. The Big-5 personality traits was also used.

2013-01-18

2013-01-18

No weights.

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