Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intra-national Trade Costs
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We thank Rohit Naimpally, Guo Xu, Fatima Aqeel and Max Perez Leon for excellent research assistance, and Alvaro González, Leonardo Iacovone, Clement Imbert, Horacio Larreguy, Philip Osafo-Kwaako, John Papp, and the World Bank Making Markets Work for the Poor Initiative for assistance in obtaining segments of the data. We have benefited greatly from many discussions with Glen Weyl, as well as conversations with Treb Allen, Pol Antràs, Ariel Burstein, Arnaud Costinot, Michal Fabinger, Penny Goldberg, Seema Jayachandran, Marc Melitz, and David Weinstein and from comments made by numerous seminar participants. Finally, we thank the International Growth Centre in London for their generous financial support and the Kilts-Nielsen Data Center at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business for making available to us their Nielsen Consumer Panel Data. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.