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How Information Affects Support for Education Spending: Evidence from Survey Experiments in Germany and the United States

Martin R. West, Ludger Woessmann, Philipp Lergetporer, Katharina Werner

NBER Working Paper No. 22808
Issued in November 2016

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For helpful comments, we would like to thank Eric Bettinger and participants at the CESifo Area Conference on the Economics of Education. Michael B. Henderson and Paul E. Peterson made important contributions to the design of the survey instruments and experiments. We thank Franziska Kugler for her collaboration in designing and executing the German survey. Financial support through the Leibniz Competition (SAW-2014-ifo-2) is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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