Measuring the Upstreamness of Production and Trade Flows
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NBER Working Paper No. 17819
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This paper was written for the invited session on "Global Production Chains"at the 2012 AEA meetings in Chicago. A shorter version of this paper is forthcoming in the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. We thank Jon Vogel for an insightful discussion, and David Atkin, Dave Donaldson and Marc Melitz for helpful comments. The data and programs associated with this paper are available from the authors' websites. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.