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A Sorted Tale of Globalization: White Collar Jobs and the Rise of Service Offshoring

Runjuan Liu, Daniel Trefler

NBER Working Paper No. 17559
Issued in November 2011

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are enormously grateful to Gueorgui Kambourov and Thomas Lemieux for their help with the empirics and to Marc Melitz for insisting on a model. We also thank Michael Baker, Albert Berry, Gilles Duranton, Linda Goldberg, Ig Horstmann, Nuno Limao, and Connie Smith for many helpful comments and suggestions. We have benefited from seminar presentations at the Universities of Alberta, Harvard, Maryland, Toronto, Yale, British Columbia, and Virginia, as well as the Board of Governors. Trefler grateful acknowledges financial support from the Social Sciences and Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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