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The Labor Market Effects of Offshoring by U.S. Multinational Firms: Evidence from Changes in Global Tax Policies

Brian K. Kovak, Lindsay Oldenski, Nicholas Sly

NBER Working Paper No. 23947
Issued in October 2017

---- Acknowledgements ----

The statistical analysis of firm-level data on U.S. multinational companies was conducted at the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce under arrangements that maintain legal confidentiality requirements. The authors would like to thank William Zeile, Raymond Mataloni, and James Fetzer for assistance with the BEA data and Brian Cadena, Dave Donaldson, Andrew Goodman-Bacon, Jim Hines, David Hummels, Ben Keys, Peter Morrow, Greg Wright, and participants at various conferences and seminars for helpful discussions. Benjamin Mayer provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not reflect official positions of the U.S. Department of Commerce nor the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City or Federal Reserve System. Nicholas Sly gratefully acknowledges financial support from the WE Upjohn Institute received while at the University of Oregon. 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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