two-stage experiment

two-stage experiment

[′tü ¦stāj ik′sper·ə·mənt]
(statistics)
An experiment in two parts, the outcome of the first part deciding the procedure for the second.
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The team designed a two-stage experiment. In stage 1, they used mutagenic PCR to increase variation in the YFP gene.
* Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego and NBER, and Venkatesh Sundararaman, The World Bank, "The Aggregate Effects of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-Stage Experiment in India" (NBER Working Paper No.
* Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego and NBER, "The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India"