What Accounts for the Rising Sophistication of China's Exports?
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This paper was prepared for the NBER Project on the Evolving Role of China in the World Trade, directed by Robert Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei. The views in the paper are those of the authors and are not the official views of the US ITC, the IMF, the National Bureau of Economic Research, or any other organization that the authors are or have been affiliated with. The authors thank Kyle Caswell and Chang Hong for efficient research assistance; John Klopfer for able editorial assistance; and Xuepeng Liu, William Power, participants in the NBER conference for the project, and especially Galina Hale, for helpful comments.