Kaivanto discussing ethics of natural field experiments in UK

Kim stirring debate about the ethics of undertaking ‘minimal risk’ field experiments that participants are unaware of without informed consent (@¬† UC San Diego Rady School of Management’ Symposium on Deception, Incentives and Behaviour,¬†April 20-21, 2012).

The Ethical Quandary of Natural Field Experiments in Economics: Neither Informed Consent, Nor Deception, Nor Covert Observation!