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Does Church Attendance Cause People to Vote? Using Blue Laws' Repeal to Estimate the Effect of Religiosity on Voter Turnout

Alan Gerber, Jonathan Gruber, Daniel M. Hungerman

NBER Working Paper No. 14303
Issued in September 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Tracy Liu, and in particular Gabriel Durazo for research assistance in collecting the Blue Laws data. We thank Shang Ha for research assistance. We are grateful to James Snyder, who supplied the election data. This work was supported by the Metanexus Institute and the Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies. 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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