Input Diffusion and the Evolution of Production Networks
NBER Working Paper No. 20025
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We would like to thank Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, Enghin Atalay, Sanjeev Goyal, Ali Hortaçsu, Ali Jadbabaie, Chad Jones, Ezra Oberfield, Michael Peters, Giacomo Ponzetto, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi and Jaume Ventura, as well as seminar participants at CREI, the NBER Summer Institute, the NBER EFJK Growth Group, the SED meeting in Seoul, and the University of Cambridge for helpful comments and suggestions. Carvalho acknowledges the financial support of the European Research Council grant #337054, the Cambridge-INET Institute, and the Keynes Fellowship at the University of Cambridge. Voigtländer acknowledges support from the UCLA Anderson Easton Technology Leadership Program. We are grateful to Ali Hortaçsu and Enghin Atalay for sharing their data on supplier-to-customer linkages. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.