The Surprisingly Swift Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Employment
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Schott thanks the National Science Foundation (SES-0241474 and SES-0550190) for research support. We thank Teresa Fort, Kyle Handley and seminar participants at Duke, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Hitotsubashi, and UCSD for helpful comments. Any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Census Bureau, the Board of Governors, its research staff, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. All results have been reviewed to ensure that no confidential information is disclosed.