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Vote for Charity's Sake
The Economists' Voice (2008)
  • Aaron S. Edlin, University of California, Berkeley
  • Andrew Gelman, Columbia University
  • Noah Kaplan, University of Houston

In a battleground state like Colorado or New Mexico, voting in the presidential election may be equivalent to giving $30,000 - $50,000 to others in expected value, and as such is an extremely efficient form of charity.

  • Voting,
  • Presidential Election,
  • Charity
Publication Date
October 1, 2008
Citation Information
Aaron S. Edlin, Andrew Gelman and Noah Kaplan. "Vote for Charity's Sake" The Economists' Voice Vol. 5 Iss. 6 (2008)
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