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Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space

J. Vernon Henderson, Adam Storeygard, David N. Weil

NBER Working Paper No. 15199
Issued in July 2009, Revised in December 2011

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Chris Elvidge for advice and auxiliary data; Andrew Foster, Stefan Hoderlein, Blaise Melly, Daniel Orenstein, Matt Turner, and seminar participants at Brown University, Princeton University, the XXVI International Population Conference of the IUSSP, the 2008 BREAD/CEPR/Verona Summer School on Development Economics, the Urban Economics Association, the Conference on Urban and Regional Economics (Milan, 2009), the Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference, and the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America for comments; and Joshua Wilde and Isabel Tecu for research assistance. We thank the editor and anonymous referees for comments that were instrumental in improving the paper. Storeygard acknowledges support from Award Number T32HD007338 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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