Link: The World’s Cheapest Participant Pool

Del.ici.ous founder Joshua Schachter, a self-described “amateur economist”, uses Amazon’s Mechanical Turk as an experimental pool.  Where else could you get n=2100 for $30 in three hours?

I suppose that when you have $40 million or thereabouts from Yahoo’s acquisition of your startup, you don’t need to worry about pesky things like informed-consent letters.  Sigh.

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