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Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes

Kelly Shue, Erzo F. P. Luttmer

NBER Working Paper No. 12709
Issued in November 2006

---- Acknowledgements -----

We would like to thank Attila Ambrus, Gary Chamberlain, John Friedman, Edward Glaeser, Caroline Hoxby, Brian Jacob, Lisa Kahn, and Rebecca Kalmus for helpful conversations and insightful comments. We are also grateful to the staff at the Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies Statewide Database for their generous assistance. We thank Andra Hibbert for excellent research assistance. Erzo Luttmer gratefully acknowledges funding from the National Institute on Aging through Grant Number T32-AG00186 to the National Bureau of Economic Research. Kelly Shue gratefully acknowledges support from National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Grant 2006042992. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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