The rich aren't like the rest of us -- at least when it comes to the way they think about education and social spending.

That's the conclusion of a paper examining policy preferences broken down by income strata. The wealthy are strikingly more conservative on economic issues, government spending and safety-net spending.

You can see the full paper here.

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(Barry Ritholtz writes about finance, the economy and the business world for Bloomberg View. Follow him on Twitter @Ritholtz.)

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