Rebecca Morton

New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics

Professor of Politics

715 Broadway

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Income and Ideology: How Personality Traits, Cognitive Abilities, and Education Shape Political Attitudes

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Rebecca Morton, Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, University of Vienna and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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The Value of the Right to Vote

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-52, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-24
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Stephan Tontrup and Rebecca Morton
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
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Incentives, Complexity, and Motivations in Experiments

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Anna Bassi, Rebecca Morton and Kenneth Williams
UNC Chapel Hill, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Michigan State University - Department of Political Science
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financial incentives, motivations, experiments

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The Dark Side of the Vote: Biased Voters, Social Information, and Information Aggregation Through Majority Voting

Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 13-017
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Aug 2012
Rebecca Morton, Marco Piovesan and Jean-Robert Tyran
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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Separation of Powers and Turnout

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Rebecca Morton, Charles R. Shipan and Melanie Springer
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Washington University in Saint Louis - Department of Political Science
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voter turnout, separation of powers

Equilibrium Selection in Sequential Games with Imperfect Information

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2014/4
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Queen Mary University of London, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and University of Padua - Department of Economics
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imperfect information, equilibrium selection, passive beliefs, symmetric beliefs, vertical contracting, multiple equilibria

Equilibrium Selection in Sequential Games with Imperfect Information

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Queen Mary University of London, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and University of Padua - Department of Economics
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Equilibrium selection, passive beliefs, symmetric beliefs, vertical contracting, multiple equilibria, imperfect information

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How the Delegation of Voting Rights Affects the Measurement of Voting Behavior

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2007
Anna Bassi, Rebecca Morton and Jessica Trounstine
UNC Chapel Hill, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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elections, voting, administration, delegation, local, state

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Turned Off or Turned Out? Campaign Advertising, Information, and Voting

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Daniel Houser, Rebecca Morton and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Citation 1

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voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, campaign expenditures

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Delegating Disenfranchisement Decisions

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Anna Bassi, Rebecca Morton and Jessica Trounstine
UNC Chapel Hill, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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disenfranchisment laws, delegation

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Let the Experts Decide? Asymmetric Information, Abstention, and Coordination in Standing Committees

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Rebecca Morton and Jean-Robert Tyran
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and University of Vienna
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Efficiency, Equity and Timing in Voting Mechanisms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5291
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Marco Battaglini, Rebecca Morton and Thomas R. Palfrey
Princeton University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Committees, costly voting, information aggregation, sequential voting

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The Swing Voter's Curse in the Laboratory

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5458
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Marco Battaglini, Rebecca Morton and Thomas R. Palfrey
Princeton University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Swing voter's curse, voting behaviour, information aggregation

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Corruption in Committees: An Experimental Study of Information Aggregation through Voting

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
Rebecca Morton and Jean-Robert Tyran
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and University of Vienna
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Information aggregation, Voting, Asymmetric information, Swing voterʼs curse

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The Dark Side of the Vote: Biased Voters, Social Information, and Information Aggregation Through Majority Voting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9098
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Rebecca Morton, Marco Piovesan and Jean-Robert Tyran
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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biased voters, information aggregation, majority voting

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Communication and Voting in Multi‐Party Elections: An Experimental Study

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 574, pp. F196-F225, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Bernhard Kittel, Wolfgang J. Luhan and Rebecca Morton
University of Vienna Department of Economic Sociology, University of Portsmouth - Faculty of Business - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
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