Public Choice

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 43–49 | Cite as

Information and voting: An empirical note

  • Robert Tollison
  • Mark Crain
  • Paul Pautler


Public Finance Empirical Note 
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© Center for Study of Public Choice Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Tollison
  • Mark Crain
  • Paul Pautler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics Texas A&M UniversityUSA

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