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Municipal Housekeeping: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Public Education

Celeste K. Carruthers, Marianne H. Wanamaker

NBER Working Paper No. 20864
Issued in January 2015

---- Acknowledgments ----

Ye Gu, Ahiteme Houndonugbo, Andrew Moore, James England, III, and Nicholas Busko provided outstanding research assistance. We thank Martha Bailey, Don Bruce, Larry Kenny, Matthew Murray, Michael Price, Melissa Thomasson, Nicholas Sanders, Christian Vossler, Robert Whaples, and anonymous referees for thoughtful comments and suggestions, as well as seminar participants at Appalachian State University and the 2012 Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics. We are also grateful to Larry Kenny for sharing data. Seed funding for this project was provided by the University of Tennessee Office of Research. Additional support includes a grant from the Spencer Foundation, grant number 201200064, and a grant from the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research via the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, grant number 5 U01 PE000002-06. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the authors and should not be construed as representing the opinion or policy of the Spencer Foundation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, any agency of the Federal Government, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. All errors are our own.

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