Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth
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We would like to thank Daron Acemoglu, Chang-Tai Hsieh, James Robinson, Alan Taylor, and other participants of the NBER Macroannual Conference for their many comments and suggestions. Furthermore, we are grateful to Colin Gardiner, Salifou Issoufou, and Hitesh Makhija for their excellent research assistance as well as Kan Kin for his assistance with the literature survey. We are indebted to the NSF (Grants # SES-0517910 and SBE-738101) for financial assistance. The views expressed in this paper solely reflect those of the authors and not necessarily those of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, or those of the Federal Reserve System as a whole.