NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
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Evaluating Estimates of Materials Offshoring from U.S. Manufacturing

Robert C. Feenstra, J. Bradford Jensen

NBER Working Paper No. 17916
Issued in March 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

This paper was prepared for the conference "Measurement Issues Arising from the Growth of Globalization," National Academy of Public Administration and the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Nov. 6-7, 2009. The authors thank Greg Wright and Daniel Reyes for excellent research assistance. We also thank Belinda Bonds and Marshall Reinsdorf of the Bureau of Economic Analysis for their assistance. Some of the analysis in this paper was conducted at the Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau. The results have not undergone the review accorded Census Bureau publications and no endorsement should be inferred. Any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Census Bureau or the National Bureau of Economic Research. All results have been reviewed to ensure that no confidential information is disclosed.

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