Causal research tutorial exercisesWe will go through these exercises in the tutorial this week1.A researcher designs a study to investigate how news media affects people’s willingness todonate to charitable causes. 50 students are selected from MKF2121 to participate a researchstudy in the behavioural lab. They are randomly assigned into the treatment and controlgroup. Students in the treatment group are asked to first watch a short news clip on elephantpoaching in Africa. And then they are asked (hypothetically) how much money they wouldlike to donate to a African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), a wildlife conservation charity. In thecontrol group, students are just asked how much money they would like to donate to AWF(i.e., no video was shown).a. Identify the independent and dependent variables in this experiment.b. What type of design was used? Represent it with symbolsc. Is this a field or lab experiment?d. Briefly comment on the internal and external validity of the design used2. In the experiment described above, suppose the respondents had been assigned into
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